Belief Networks
Introduction
General pointers
Software
 Beyond the CMU repository, there are many pointer
lists of software, but if you have Matlab, you should just
use Kevin Knight's software. If not, you might try the
Microsoft
Bayesian Network Editor or
Hugin's commercial code.
Historical

Pearl, Judea, "Probabilistic Reasoning in Intelligent Systems:
Networks of Plausible Inference", Morgan Kaufmann, San Mateo,
California, 1988.
 Theoretical framework for Bayesian networks  the seminal work, but not the most fun to read first

Neapolitan, Richard E., "Probabilistic Reasoning in Expert Systems:
Theory and Algorithms", John Wiley and Sons, 1990.
 Practical guide to implementation.
Collections of papers

Oliver, Robert M., and Smith, James Q., editors, "Influence Diagrams,
Belief Nets and Decision Analysis", John Wiley and Sons, 1990.

Shafer, Glenn, and Pearl, Judea, "Readings in Uncertain Reasoning",
Morgan Kaufmann, San Mateo, California, 1990. 768 pages,
ISBN 1558601252 paper ($49.95).
For medical diagnostics

M. Shwe, B. Middleton, D. Heckerman, M. Henrion, E. Horvitz, H. Lehmann,
& G. Cooper. Probabilistic Diagnosis Using a Reformulation of the
INTERNIST1/QMR Knowledge Base I. The Probabilistic Model and Inference
Algorithms. Methods of Information in Medicine, 30:241255, 1991.

B. Middleton, M. Shwe, D. Heckerman, M. Henrion, E. Horvitz, H. Lehmann,
& G. Cooper. Probabilistic Diagnosis
Using a Reformulation of the INTERNIST1/QMR Knowledge Base II. Evaluation
of Diagnostic Performance. Methods of Information in Medicine,
30:256267, 1991.
Learning Dynamic Bayesian Networks

Z. Ghahramani, In C.L. Giles and M. Gori (eds.), Adaptive Processing of Sequences and Data Structures . Lecture Notes in Artificial
Intelligence, 168197. Berlin: SpringerVerlag.
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