### Overview

This 30-minute webinar will provide a brief overview of the basic concepts behind Bayesian networks. You will see how a few simple and intuitive ideas can form a marvelous framework for inference and reasoning.

Among other fundamental topics, we will explain the connection between the factorization of a joint probability distribution and the structure of a Bayesian network.

For illustration purposes we will use the well-known sprinkler example that is commonly presented in the literature.