Causality : statistical perspectives and applications / Carlo Berzuini, Philip Dawid, Luisa Bernardinelli.

By: Berzuini, CarloContributor(s): Dawid, Philip | Bernardinelli, LuisaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Wiley series in probability and statisticsPublication details: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2012Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781119941736; 1119941733; 9781119945703; 1119945704; 9781119941743; 1119941741; 9781119945710; 1119945712; 0470665564; 9780470665565Subject(s): Estimation theory | Causation | Causality (Physics) | MATHEMATICS -- Probability & Statistics -- General | Causality (Physics) | Causation | Estimation theoryGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Causality.DDC classification: 519.5/44 LOC classification: QA276.8Other classification: MAT029000 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Statistical causality : some historical remarks -- The language of potential outcomes -- Structural equations, graphs and interventions -- The decision-theoretic approach to causal -- Causal inference as a prediction problem : assumptions, identification, and evidence synthesis -- Graph-based criteria of identifiability of causal questions -- Causal inference from observational data : a Bayesian predictive approach -- Causal inference from observing sequences of actions -- Causal effects and natural laws : towards a conceptualization of causal counterfactuals -- For non-manipulable exposures, with application to the effects of race and sex -- Cross-classifications by joint potential outcomes -- Estimation of direct and indirect effects -- The mediation formula : a guide to the assessment of causal pathways in nonlinear models -- The sufficient cause framework in statistics, philosophy and the biomedical and social sciences -- Inference about biological mechanism on the basis of epidemiological data -- Ion channels and multiple sclerosis -- Supplementary variables for causal estimation -- Time-varying confounding : some practical considerations in a likelihood framework -- Natural experiments as a means of testing causal inferences -- Nonreactive and purely reactive doses in observational studies -- Evaluation of potential mediators in randomized trials of complex interventions (psychotherapies) -- Causal inference in clinical trials -- Granger causality and causal inference in time series analysis -- Dynamic molecular networks and mechanisms iIn the biosciences : a statistical framework.
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Statistical causality : some historical remarks -- The language of potential outcomes -- Structural equations, graphs and interventions -- The decision-theoretic approach to causal -- Causal inference as a prediction problem : assumptions, identification, and evidence synthesis -- Graph-based criteria of identifiability of causal questions -- Causal inference from observational data : a Bayesian predictive approach -- Causal inference from observing sequences of actions -- Causal effects and natural laws : towards a conceptualization of causal counterfactuals -- For non-manipulable exposures, with application to the effects of race and sex -- Cross-classifications by joint potential outcomes -- Estimation of direct and indirect effects -- The mediation formula : a guide to the assessment of causal pathways in nonlinear models -- The sufficient cause framework in statistics, philosophy and the biomedical and social sciences -- Inference about biological mechanism on the basis of epidemiological data -- Ion channels and multiple sclerosis -- Supplementary variables for causal estimation -- Time-varying confounding : some practical considerations in a likelihood framework -- Natural experiments as a means of testing causal inferences -- Nonreactive and purely reactive doses in observational studies -- Evaluation of potential mediators in randomized trials of complex interventions (psychotherapies) -- Causal inference in clinical trials -- Granger causality and causal inference in time series analysis -- Dynamic molecular networks and mechanisms iIn the biosciences : a statistical framework.

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