Sufficiency and Necessity Assumptions in Causal Structure Induction

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Research on human causal induction has shown that people have general prior assumptions about causal strength and about how causes interact with the background. We propose that these prior assumptions about the parameters of causal systems do not only manifest themselves in estimations of causal strength or the selection of causes but also when deciding… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12318

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@article{Mayrhofer2016SufficiencyAN, title={Sufficiency and Necessity Assumptions in Causal Structure Induction}, author={Ralf Mayrhofer and Michael R. Waldmann}, journal={Cognitive science}, year={2016}, volume={40 8}, pages={2137-2150} }