BBN Tutorial: About this section

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This section provides a detailed tutorial on BBNs. If you are seeking only a broad overview of BBNs, then go the section Overview of BBNs.

Topics covered here are:

Definition of BBNs
Entering Evidence and Propagation in BBNs
Explaining away evidence in a BBN
Why do we need BBNs in probability computations
What happens when the number of variables increases
Why we should use BBNs
How BBNs deal with evidence

 The section assumes that you have already gone through the section on fundamentals of probability theory.