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A Simplified Introduction to Causal Inference in Machine Learning

Published on:

14 May 2024

Primary Category:

Machine Learning

Paper Authors:

Kyunghyun Cho

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Probabilistic graphical models as a way to describe data generating processes

Structural causal models and the do operator

Regression, randomized controlled trials

Inverse probability weighting, instrumental variables

Invariance principle for out-of-distribution generalization

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A Simplified Introduction to Causal Inference in Machine Learning

This lecture note provides a simplified introduction to causal inference for machine learning students without prior exposure. It focuses on expanding their view of machine learning to incorporate causal reasoning for better out-of-distribution generalization.

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