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Actual causality, Joseph Y. Halpern

Label
Actual causality
Title
Actual causality
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Y. Halpern
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A new approach for defining causality and such related notions as degree of responsibility, degrees of blame, and causal explanation
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Halpern, Joseph Y.
Dewey number
122
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA320
LC item number
.H325 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Functional analysis
  • Probabilities
  • Causation
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Causation
  • Functional analysis
  • Probabilities
  • Kausalität
  • Philosophie
Label
Actual causality, Joseph Y. Halpern
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview; Chapter 2: The HP Definition of Causality; 2.1 Causal Models; 2.2 A Formal Definition of Actual Cause; 2.3 Examples; 2.4 Transitivity; 2.5 Probability and Causality; 2.6 Sufficient Causality; 2.7 Causality in Nonrecursive Models; 2.8 AC2(bo) vs. AC2(bu); 2.9 Causal Paths; 2.10 Proofs; Chapter 3: Graded Causation and Normality; 3.1 Defaults, Typicality, and Normality; 3.2 Extended Causal Models; 3.3 Graded Causation; 3.4 More Examples; 3.5 An Alternative Approach to Incorporating Normality; Chapter 4: The Art of Causal Modeling
  • 4.1 Adding Variables to Structure a Causal Scenario4.2 Conservative Extensions; 4.3 Using the Original HP Definition Instead of the Updated Definition; 4.4 The Stability of (Non- )Causality; 4.5 The Range of Variables; 4.6 Dependence and Independence; 4.7 Dealing With Normality and Typicality; 4.8 Proofs; Chapter 5: Complexity and Axiomatization; 5.1 Compact Representations of Structural Equations; 5.2 Compact Representations of the Normality Ordering; 5.3 The Complexity of Determining Causality; 5.4 Axiomatizing Causal Reasoning; 5.5 Technical Details and Proofs
  • Chapter 6: Responsibility and Blame6.1 A Naive Definition of Responsibility; 6.2 Blame; 6.3 Responsibility, Normality, and Blame; Chapter 7: Explanation; 7.1 Explanation: The Basic Definition; 7.2 Partial Explanations and Explanatory Power; 7.3 The General Definition of Explanation; Chapter 8: Applying the Definitions; 8.1 Accountability; 8.2 Causality in Databases; 8.3 Program Verification; 8.4 LastWords; References; Index
Control code
957590577
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 229 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262336604
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1f6qj4w
  • 10809
  • 9780262336611
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)957590577
Label
Actual causality, Joseph Y. Halpern
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview; Chapter 2: The HP Definition of Causality; 2.1 Causal Models; 2.2 A Formal Definition of Actual Cause; 2.3 Examples; 2.4 Transitivity; 2.5 Probability and Causality; 2.6 Sufficient Causality; 2.7 Causality in Nonrecursive Models; 2.8 AC2(bo) vs. AC2(bu); 2.9 Causal Paths; 2.10 Proofs; Chapter 3: Graded Causation and Normality; 3.1 Defaults, Typicality, and Normality; 3.2 Extended Causal Models; 3.3 Graded Causation; 3.4 More Examples; 3.5 An Alternative Approach to Incorporating Normality; Chapter 4: The Art of Causal Modeling
  • 4.1 Adding Variables to Structure a Causal Scenario4.2 Conservative Extensions; 4.3 Using the Original HP Definition Instead of the Updated Definition; 4.4 The Stability of (Non- )Causality; 4.5 The Range of Variables; 4.6 Dependence and Independence; 4.7 Dealing With Normality and Typicality; 4.8 Proofs; Chapter 5: Complexity and Axiomatization; 5.1 Compact Representations of Structural Equations; 5.2 Compact Representations of the Normality Ordering; 5.3 The Complexity of Determining Causality; 5.4 Axiomatizing Causal Reasoning; 5.5 Technical Details and Proofs
  • Chapter 6: Responsibility and Blame6.1 A Naive Definition of Responsibility; 6.2 Blame; 6.3 Responsibility, Normality, and Blame; Chapter 7: Explanation; 7.1 Explanation: The Basic Definition; 7.2 Partial Explanations and Explanatory Power; 7.3 The General Definition of Explanation; Chapter 8: Applying the Definitions; 8.1 Accountability; 8.2 Causality in Databases; 8.3 Program Verification; 8.4 LastWords; References; Index
Control code
957590577
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 229 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262336604
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt1f6qj4w
  • 10809
  • 9780262336611
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)957590577

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