Structural equations, graphs and interventions

Ilya Shpitser

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2 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCausality
Subtitle of host publicationWiley Series in Probability and Statistics
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781119945710
ISBN (Print)9780470665565
StatePublished - Jun 26 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Causality, fundamental to understanding of the natural world
  • Latent variables, in causal inference problems
  • NPSEM formalism and potential outcome formalism
  • NPSEM, data generating mechanism for encoding causation
  • NPSEMs and hypothetical worlds, counterfactual sharing unobservable variables
  • NPSEMs framework, graph theory and probability theory
  • NPSEMs in outcomes, causal diagram making causal assumption explicit
  • Semi Markovian models and bow arc graph
  • Structural equations, graphs and interventions
  • The Markovian model, causal diagram representation of NPSEM

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics

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