BIC score

Calculate the local score with Bayesian Information Criterion (BIC 1) for the linear Gaussian case.

Usage

from causallearn.score.LocalScoreFunction import local_score_bic
score = local_score_bic(Data, i, PAi, parameters)

Parameters

Data: (sample, features).

i: current index.

PAi: parent indexes.

parameters: None.

Returns

score: Local BIC score.

1

Schwarz, G. (1978). Estimating the dimension of a model. The annals of statistics, 461-464.