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Academic year 2024/2025:

Learning goals (2024-2025): upon completing this course, the student

  1. recognises and understands the strengths and weaknesses of probabilistic graphical models (PGMs) in general and Bayesian networks in particular;
  2. understands the relation between probabilistic independence and the graphical representations thereof, and is able to draw conclusions from this relation;
  3. understands and is able to apply probabilistic inference in Bayesian networks and through probabilistic programs;
  4. has knowledge and understanding of methods for constructing probabilistic models for actual applications;
  5. understands and is able to apply techniques for evaluating the robustness and quality of probabilistic models.