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Causal Induction
CI
Griffiths, T. L. (2017). Formalizing prior knowledge in causal induction. The Oxford Handbook of Causal Reasoning. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (book)
CI
RPM
Bramley, N. R., Dayan, P., Griffiths, T. L., & Lagnado, D. A. (2017). Formalizing Neuraths Ship: Approximate algorithms for online causal learning. Psychological Review, 124(3), 301-338. (pdf)
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Callaway, F., Hamrick, J. B., & Griffiths, T. L. (2017). Discovering simple heuristics from mental simulation. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Hamrick, J. B., Battaglia, P. W., Griffiths, T. L., Tenenbaum, J. B. (2016). Inferring mass in complex scenes by mental simulation. Cognition, 157, 61-76. (pdf)
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Bridgers, S., Buchsbaum, D., Seiver, E., Griffiths, T. L., & Gopnik, A. (2016). Children's causal inferences from conflicting testimony and observations. Developmental Psychology. (pdf)
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NBM
Lucas, C. G., Griffiths, T. L., Williams, J. J., & Kalish, M. L. (2015). A rational model of function learning. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. (pdf)
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CEIL
Yeung, S., & Griffiths, T. L. (2015). Identifying expectations about the strength of causal relationships. Cognitive Psychology, 76, 1-29. (pdf)
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NBM
Buchsbaum, D., Griffiths, T. L., Plunkett, D., Gopnik, A., & Baldwin, D. (2015). Inferring action structure and causal relationships in continuous sequences of human action. Cognitive Psychology, 76, 30-77. (pdf)
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Pacer, M. D., & Griffiths, T. L. (2015). Upsetting the contingency table: Causal induction over sequences of point events. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
CI
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Ruggeri, A., Lombrozo, T., Griffiths, T. L., & Xu, F. (2015). Children search for information as efficiently as adults, but seek additional confirmatory evidence. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Bonawitz, E., Denison, S., Griffiths, T. L., & Gopnik, A. (2014). Probabilistic models, learning algorithms, and response variability: Sampling in cognitive development. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18, 497-500. (pdf)
CI
RPM
Bonawitz, E., Denison, S., Gopnik, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2014). Win-stay, lose-sample,: A simple sequential algorithm for approximating Bayesian inference. Cognitive Psychology, 74, 35-65. (pdf)
CI
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Lucas, C. G., Bridgers, S., Griffiths, T. L., & Gopnik, A. (2014). When children are better (or at least more open-minded) learners than adults: Developmental differences in learning the forms of causal relationships. Cognition, 131, 284-299. (pdf)
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Sanborn, A. N., Mansinghka, V. K., & Griffiths, T. L. (2013). Reconciling intuitive physics and Newtonian mechanics for colliding objects. Psychological Review, 120, 411-437. (pdf)
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Denison, S., Bonawitz, E., Gopnik, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2013). Rational variability in children's causal inferences: The Sampling Hypothesis. Cognition, 126, 285-300. (pdf)
CI
CEIL
Hu, J.. C, Buchsbaum, D., Griffiths, T. L., & Xu, F. (2013). When does the majority rule? Preschoolers' trust in majority informants varies by task domain. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Pacer, M., Williams, J., Xi, C., Lombrozo, T., & Griffiths, T. L. (2013). Evaluating computational models of explanation using human judgments. Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence. (pdf)
CI
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Buchsbaum, D., Bridgers, S., Whalen, A., Seiver, E., Griffiths, T. L., & Gopnik, A. (2012). Do I know that you know what you know? Modeling testimony in causal inference. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Pacer, M., & Griffiths, T. L. (2012). Elements of a rational framework for continuous-time causal induction. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
CI
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Griffiths, T. L., Sobel, D., Tenenbaum, J. B., & Gopnik, A. (2011). Bayes and blickets: Effects of knowledge on causal induction in children and adults. Cognitive Science, 35, 1407-1455. (pdf)
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Pacer, M., & Griffiths, T. L. (2011). A rational model of causal induction with continuous causes. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 24. (pdf)
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Buchsbaum, D., Gopnik, A., Griffiths, T. L., & Shafto, P. (2011). Children's imitation of causal action sequences is influenced by statistical and pedagogical evidence. Cognition, 120, 331-340. (pdf)
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CEIL
Yeung, S., & Griffiths, T. L. (2011). Estimating human priors on causal strength. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Abbott, J. T., & Griffiths, T. L. (2011). Exploring the influence of particle filter parameters on order effects in causal learning. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Bonawitz, E., Denison, S., Chen, A., Gopnik, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2011). A simple sequential algorithm for approximating Bayesian inference. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
CI
NBM
Kemp, C., Tenenbaum, J. B., Niyogi, S., & Griffiths, T. L. (2010). A probabilistic model of theory formation. Cognition, 114, 165-196. (pdf)
CI
Lucas, C. G., & Griffiths, T. L. (2010). Learning the form of causal relationships using hierarchical Bayesian models. Cognitive Science, 34, 113-147. (pdf)
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Buchsbaum, D., Gopnik, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2010). Children's imitation of action sequences is influenced by statistical evidence and inferred causal structure. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Bonawitz, E. B., & Griffiths, T. L. (2010). Deconfounding hypothesis generation and evaluation in Bayesian models. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Denison, S., Bonawitz, E. B., Gopnik, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2010). Preschoolers sample from probability distributions. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Lucas, C. G., Gopnik, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2010). Developmental differences in learning the forms of causal relationships. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Griffiths, T. L., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2009). Theory-based causal induction. Psychological Review, 116, 661-716. (pdf)
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S&C
Griffiths, T. L., Lucas, C., Williams, J. J., & Kalish, M. L. (2009). Modeling human function learning with Gaussian processes. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 21. (pdf)
CI
Sanborn, A. N., Mansinghka, V. K., & Griffiths, T. L. (2009). A Bayesian framework for modeling intuitive dynamics. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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SML
NBM
Buchsbaum, D., Griffiths, T. L., Gopnik, A., & Baldwin, D. (2009). Learning from actions and their consequences: Inferring causal variables from continuous sequences of human action. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Schulz, L. E., Bonawitz, E. B., & Griffiths, T. L. (2007). Can being scared make your tummy ache? Naive theories, ambiguous evidence and preschoolers' causal inferences. Developmental Psychology, 43, 1124-1139. (pdf)
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Tenenbaum, J. B., Griffiths, T. L., & Niyogi, S. (2007). Intuitive theories as grammars for causal inference. In A. Gopnik, & L. Schulz (Eds.), Causal learning: Psychology, philosophy, and computation. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (pdf)
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Griffiths, T. L., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2007). Two proposals for causal grammars. In A. Gopnik & L. Schulz (Eds.), Causal learning: Psychology, philosophy, and computation. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (pdf)
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Griffiths, T. L., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2007). From mere coincidences to meaningful discoveries. Cognition, 103, 180-226. (pdf)
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Tenenbaum, J. B., Griffiths, T. L., & Kemp, C. (2006). Theory-based Bayesian models of inductive learning and reasoning. Trends in Cognitive Science, 10, 309-318. (pdf)
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Bonawitz, E. B., Griffiths, T. L., & Schulz, L. (2006). Modeling cross-domain causal learning in preschoolers as Bayesian inference. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf) (winner of the Marr Prize for best student paper)
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Mansinghka, V. K., Kemp, C., Tenenbaum, J. B., & Griffiths, T. L. (2006). Structured priors for structure learning. Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2006). (pdf)
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Wood, F., Griffiths, T. L., & Ghahramani, Z. (2006). A non-parametric Bayesian method for inferring hidden causes. Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI 2006). (pdf)
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Griffiths, T. L., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2005). Structure and strength in causal induction. Cognitive Psychology, 51, 354-384. (pdf) (Matlab code for computing causal support)
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Griffiths, T. L. (2005). Causes, coincidences, and theories. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Stanford University, Stanford CA. (pdf)
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Kemp, C., Griffiths, T. L., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2004). Discovering latent classes in relational data. AI Memo 2004-019 (pdf)
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Griffiths, T. L., Baraff, E. R., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2004). Using physical theories to infer hidden causal structure. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Danks, D., Griffiths, T. L., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2003). Dynamical causal learning. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 15. (pdf)
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Tenenbaum, J. B., & Griffiths, T. L. (2003). Theory-based causal inference. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 15. (pdf)
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Tenenbaum, J. B., & Griffiths, T. L. (2001). Structure learning in human causal induction. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 13. (pdf) (Matlab code for computing causal support)

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