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Cause concept

Cause concept is a concept which is a cause for effect concept.

Cause concept is bound with effect concept by cause-effect relation.



“Parents” is a cause concept for “children” concept.


Cause concept and effect concept are bound by cause-effect relation.


Cause concepts show what should be done in order to achieve desirable effect concept. Therefore cause concepts are an essential part in the decision making process.



Let imagine that Intelligent System wants to get money. Let imagine that Intelligent System knows that having a job is a cause concept of getting money. As result of decision making process Intelligent System could make decision to get a job.

See also:

Cause-effect graph