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From Causal Scenarios to Social Causality: An Attributional Approach
November/December 2011 (vol. 26 no. 6)
pp. 48-57
Wenji Mao, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ansheng Ge, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Xiaochen Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Inspired by the psychological attribution theory, this article presents a computational approach to construct causal scenarios and facilitate social causality studies based on online textual data.

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Index Terms:
intelligent systems, social and economic computing, social causality, causal scenario, attributional model, knowledge extraction, social reasoning
Wenji Mao, Ansheng Ge, Xiaochen Li, "From Causal Scenarios to Social Causality: An Attributional Approach," IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 48-57, Nov.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MIS.2011.79
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