Posts Tagged ‘why0mg’

William Kruskal – Wikipedia

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Kruskal

UCB bias correspondent

Sex Bias in Graduate Admissions: Data from Berkeley | Science

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/187/4175/398

Sex Bias in Graduate Admissions: Data from Berkeley

P. J. Bickel1, E. A. Hammel1, J. W. O’Connell1

Science 07 Feb 1975:
Vol. 187, Issue 4175, pp. 398-404
DOI: 10.1126/science.187.4175.398

A type of Simpson’s paradox

Barbara Stoddard Burks – Wikipedia

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Stoddard_Burks

But For Definition

Friday, March 1st, 2019

http://www.duhaime.org/LegalDictionary/B/ButFor.aspx

Causal Analysis in Theory and Practice » On the Classification and Subsumption of Causal Models

Friday, March 1st, 2019

http://causality.cs.ucla.edu/blog/index.php/2016/06/28/on-the-classification-and-subsumption-of-causal-models/

QT:[[”
The taxonomy that has helped me immensely is the three-level hierarchy described in chapter 1 of my book Causality: 1. association, 2. intervention, and 3 counterfactuals. It is a useful hierarchy because it has an objective criterion for the classification: You cannot answer questions at level i unless you have assumptions from level i or higher.
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Mediation (statistics) – Wikipedia

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mediation_(statistics)

Instrumental variables estimation – Wikipedia

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

QT:((”
Intuitively, IVs are used when an explanatory variable of interest is correlated with the error term, in which case ordinary least squares and ANOVA give biased results.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Instrumental_variables_estimation

Climbing the ladder of causality – Michiel Stock – machine learning and computational biology geek

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Climbing the ladder of causality, by @MichielStock
https://MichielStock.github.io/causality/ Nice description of the “DO operator” & some of the maths in @yudapearl’s Book of Why

Why the Father of Modern Statistics Didn’t Believe Smoking Caused Cancer

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Why the Father of Modern #Statistics Didn’t Believe Smoking Caused
Cancer https://priceonomics.com/why-the-father-of-modern-statistics-didnt-believe/ Interesting article on how even geniuses can be wrong. With a great line: “If he were alive today, Ronald Fisher would have one hell of a Twitter account.”

Bradford Hill criteria – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bradford_Hill_criteria