© 2000 Todd Neller.
© 1995 Prentice Hall.
Assume variables are
direct causal links (conditional
between random variables.
Belief network or Bayesian network:
set of random variables (nodes)
set of directed links (edges) indicating direct influence of one
variable on another.
a table for each variable, supplying conditional probabilities of
the variable for each assignment of its parents
no directed cycles (network is a DAG)