Lower Bounds on Information Requirements for Causal Network Inference

  title={Lower Bounds on Information Requirements for Causal Network Inference},
  author={Xiaohan Kang and Bruce E. Hajek},
  journal={2021 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT)},
  • Xiaohan KangB. Hajek
  • Published 29 January 2021
  • Computer Science
  • 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT)
Recovery of the causal structure of dynamic networks from noisy measurements has long been a problem of intense interest across many areas of science and engineering. Many algorithms have been proposed, but there is no work that compares the performance of the algorithms to converse bounds in a non-asymptotic setting. As a step to address this problem, this paper gives lower bounds on the error probability for causal network support recovery in a linear Gaussian setting. The bounds are based on… 

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