n. a statistical model which illustrates random variables and conditional dependencies via a simple directed acyclic graph (DAG). There is an assumption of causal factors and situations which contribute to and are responsible for resulting states.

BAYESIAN BELIEF NETWORK: "In disease prevention, a Bayesian Belief Network is able to illustrate the relationship between symptoms observed and the probability that specific diseases may be present."
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