What Are "Bayesian Network Models?"
A Bayesian network (BN) is simply a way of showing how things interact and cause specific outcomes.
Why Use BNs?
Decision criteria can be represented in a variety of ways ... plain text guidelines, or with "decision trees," fuzzy logic models, or other means. BNs have several key advantages over other tools:
For Further Exploration
Where can you learn more about BN structures and such? Here are a few links for the ambitious learner:
Guidelines & Consideration for Developing, Testing, and Documenting Bayesian Network Models