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|Title:||Bayesian Networks and sex-related homicides |
Härdle, Wolfgang K.
|Issue Date:||2011 |
|Series/Report no.:||SFB 649 discussion paper 2011-045|
|Abstract:||We present a statistical investigation on the domain of sex-related homicides. As general sociological and psychological theory on this specific type of crime is incomplete or even lacking, a data-driven approach is implemented. In detail, graphical modelling is applied to learn the dependency structure and several structure learning algorithms are combined to yield a skeleton corresponding to distinct Bayesian Networks. This graph is subsequently analysed and presents a distinction between an offender and a situation driven crime.|
|Document Type:||Working Paper|
|Appears in Collections:||SFB 649 Discussion Papers, HU Berlin|
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