There will be lectures every morning (from 10 to 12:30 am) and the afternoons will be used for exercises, projects, student seminars, special topics, etc.

Tentative schedule (and social activities):

Monday, July 9, 2018 – Conditional independence. Probabilistic and abstract. (Steffen Lauritzen)

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 – Graph separation, marginalization and conditioning (Steffen Lauritzen)

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 – Markov properties for undirected graphs and directed acyclic graphs (DAGs). Faithfulness and Markov equivalence. (Steffen Lauritzen)
Poster session: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A welcome cocktail will be offered in the park of the Villa del Grumello on Wednesday, July 11, during the poster session.

Thursday, July 12, 2018 – Local computation algorithms (Steffen Lauritzen)

Friday, July 13, 2018 – Causal interpretation of DAG models (Robin Evans)
Afternoon Seminars, Friday 13, 2018:
2:30 pm: Julia Mortera (Universita’ di Rome Tre): “Graphical Models in Forensic Science”
4:00 pm: Fabio Corradi  (Universita’ di Firenze) “On the Probability of Causation for Querying the Cause of an Effect, and its Fundamental Conditions”.

There are no lectures on Saturday and Sunday. A social day-tour (weather permitting, a lake tour, hiking, swimming..) will be organized along the weekend.

Monday, July 16, 2018 – Markov properties for mixed graphs (Robin Evans)

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 – Learning causal models (Robin Evans)

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 – Gaussian graphical models (Steffen Lauritzen)

Thursday, July 19, 2018 – Hyper Markov laws (Steffen Lauritzen)

Friday, July 20, 2018 – Graphical models for high-dimensional data (Steffen Lauritzen)