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Origin of causation
OTHER WORDS FROM causationcau·sa·tion·al, adjectivenon·cau·sa·tion, noun
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This problem comes about because neural networks can ingest so much data and encode relationships along so many dimensions, they can always find patterns—but they can’t easily figure out causation.Disco, bell bottoms, big hair…and cutting-edge A.I.?|Jeremy Kahn|September 8, 2020|Fortune
“The plaintiffs have to prove the causation aspect,” Shapiro told The Daily Beast.
The aforementioned surveys may not be sufficient to make any firm conclusions about correlation, and much less about causation.
The new study sees a correlation—and suggests a causation—between sexting and sex, but the conclusions researchers draw are vague.
(a) Give your opinion as to the causation of the disability.The Australian Army Medical Corps in Egypt|James W. Barrett
But I may observe that he rests, at bottom, upon the assumption—surely an enormous assumption—that causation is order.
The whole of these, however, are not independent of causation, but only a portion of them.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
The argument from causation may logically follow that from existence, of which it may be regarded as a part.Theism or Atheism|Chapman Cohen
He accepts Hume's view of causation in all questions of physical science.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen