Lex Fridman Podcast
Judea Pearl: Causal Reasoning, Counterfactuals, Bayesian Networks, and the Path to AGI
Dec 11, 2019 · 1 hr 23 min
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Judea Pearl is a professor at UCLA and a winner of the Turing Award, that’s generally recognized as the Nobel Prize of computing. He is one of the seminal figures in the field of artificial intelligence, computer science, and statistics. He has developed and championed probabilistic approaches to AI, including Bayesian Networks and profound ideas in causality in general. These ideas are important not just for AI, but to our understanding and practice of science. But in the field of AI, the idea of causality, cause and effect, to many, lies at the core of what is currently missing and
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