Foundations of Physics 40 (8):1155-1160 (2010)

Leszek Wroński
Jagiellonian University
In this paper we give a positive answer to a problem posed by Hofer-Szabó and Rédei (Int. J. Theor. Phys. 43:1819–1826, 2004) regarding the existence of infinite Reichenbachian common cause systems (RCCSs). An example of a countably infinite RCCS is presented. It is also determined that no RCCSs of greater cardinality exist
Keywords Probability space  Common cause  Common cause system  Correlation
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DOI 10.1007/s10701-010-9457-8
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