Elements of Causal Inference: Foundations and Learning Algorithms
by J. Peters, D. Janzing, B. Schölkopf
Publisher: The MIT Press 2017
Number of pages: 289
This book offers a self-contained and concise introduction to causal models and how to learn them from data. After explaining the need for causal models and discussing some of the principles underlying causal inference, the book teaches readers how to use causal models: how to compute intervention distributions, how to infer causal models from observational and interventional data, and how causal ideas could be exploited for classical machine learning problems.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Owain Evans, et al. - AgentModels.org
This book describes and implements models of rational agents for (PO)MDPs and Reinforcement Learning. One motivation is to create richer models of human planning, which capture human biases. The book assumes basic programming experience.
by T. Hastie, R. Tibshirani, J. Friedman - Springer
This book brings together many of the important new ideas in learning, and explains them in a statistical framework. The authors emphasize the methods and their conceptual underpinnings rather than their theoretical properties.
by Roberto Battiti, Mauro Brunato - Lionsolver, Inc.
Learning and Intelligent Optimization (LION) is the combination of learning from data and optimization applied to solve complex problems. This book is about increasing the automation level and connecting data directly to decisions and actions.
by A. Goldenberg, A.X. Zheng, S.E. Fienberg, E.M. Airoldi - arXiv
We begin with the historical development of statistical network modeling and then we introduce some examples in the network literature. Our subsequent discussion focuses on prominent static and dynamic network models and their interconnections.