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Alexander Gebharter
Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München
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In (Gebharter 2014) I suggested a framework for modeling the hierarchical organization of mechanisms. In this short addendum I want to highlight some connections of my approach to the statistics and machine learning literature and some of its limitations not mentioned in the paper.
Keywords mechanisms  graphical causal modeling  causation  causality  causal Bayes nets  mechanistic explanation
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A Formal Framework for Representing Mechanisms?Alexander Gebharter - 2014 - Philosophy of Science 81 (1):138-153.

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