CSE655: Probabilistic Reasoning

Assignment # 2

Date: September 19, 2009

Reading Assignment (Presentations on October 3, 2009)

Prepare a presentation on the following chapters from the book "Bayesian Networks: A Practical Guide to Applications" edited by Olivier Pourret, Patrick Naïm, and Bruce Marcot

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Chapter 5
Crime risk factors analysis
Raza Abedi

Chapter 7
Inference problems in forensic sciences
Saleha Raza

Chapter 12
An Information retrieval systems
Quratulain Rajput

Chapter 14
Terrorism risk management
Asma Larik

Practice Assignment (Due on September 26, 2009)

1. Complete the practice questions given on slide # 4 of Unit # 4.
2. Consider the following BN:

Suppose we get evidence that D is false, i.e., P(D) = 0. What's the revised probability of node B. Show all steps and compare your result with the one obtained through GeNIe.