Posts Tagged ‘why0mg’

Mediation (statistics) – Wikipedia

February 3, 2019

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

Instrumental variables estimation – Wikipedia

February 3, 2019

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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

January 27, 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

January 24, 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

January 23, 2019

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

Austin Bradford Hill – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

January 23, 2019

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

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Sir Austin Bradford Hill FRS[1] (8 July 1897 – 18 April 1991), English epidemiologistand statistician, pioneered the randomized clinical trial and, together with Richard Doll, demonstrated the connection between cigarette smoking and lung cancer. Hill is widely known for pioneering the “Bradford Hill” criteria for determining a causal association.[2][3]
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British Doctors Study – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

January 23, 2019

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

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The British Doctors’ Study was a prospective cohort study which ran from 1951 to 2001, and in … Context[edit]. Although there had been suspicions of a link between smokingand various diseases, the evidence for this link had been largely circumstantial. … The original study was run by Richard Doll and Austin Bradford Hill.
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Confounders, Mediators, or Colliders: What Types of Shared Covariates Does a Sibling Comparison Design Control For? – PubMed – NCBI

January 13, 2019

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28575894/

Estimating the Size of Treatment Effects

January 13, 2019

Estimating the Size of Treatment Effects
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2791668/

Randomized controlled trial – Wikipedia

January 13, 2019

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randomized_controlled_trial