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Unit Selection with Causal Diagram

@article{Li2021UnitSW,
  title={Unit Selection with Causal Diagram},
  author={Ang Li and Judea Pearl},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2109.07556}
}
The unit selection problem aims to identify a set of individuals who are most likely to exhibit a desired mode of behavior, for example, selecting individuals who would respond one way if encouraged and a different way if not encouraged. Using a combination of experimental and observational data, Li and Pearl derived tight bounds on the “benefit function” the payoff/cost associated with selecting an individual with given characteristics. This paper shows that these bounds can be narrowed… Expand

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