Category: Causality

Best links of the week #85

Reading time: 3 minutes Best links of the week from April 20th to August 1st (sorry for the delay 🙂 ) Links What is the difference between beta and correlation coefficient? at Quora. Is linear regression obsolete? at Cross Validated. Are linear models still useful at all? at r/datascience. Why Momentum Really Works at Distill. Who Learns Better Bayesian …

Best links of the week #78

Reading time: < 1 minute Best links of the week from 7th September to 13th September Links What are the various scenarios where we get a negative R squared in a (linear) regression model? at Quora. Blog posts Quem seguir para acompanhar Machine Learning e AI no Twitter? at Machina Economicus. Now Nubank’s Data Scientists have their own values at …

Best links of the week #77

Reading time: 2 minutes Best links of the week from 31st August to 6th September Links Guess the Correlation Game. dagitty: Graphical Analysis of Structural Causal Models (R package) at CRAN. What Is The Difference Between Nonlinear Mechanics And Chaos Theory? at Forbes. Blog posts Probability concepts explained: Marginalisation at Towards Data Science. When the Fundamental Problem of Causal …

Best links of the week #76

Reading time: 2 minutes Best links of the week from 24th August to 30th August Links Difference-in-Difference Estimation at Columbia Public Health. Cluster Analysis Using K-Means at Columbia Public Health. Discrete Choice Analysis at Columbia Public Health. Exploratory Factor Analysis at Columbia Public Health. Instrumental Variables at Columbia Public Health. Spline Regression at Columbia Public Health. Principal Components Analysis …

Best links of the week #75

Reading time: 2 minutes Best links of the week from 18th August to 23th August Links Facebook cria IA que acelera em 4 vezes exames de ressonância magnĂ©tica at Olhar Digital. Quasi experiment at Wikipedia. Internal validity at Wikipedia. External validity at Wikipedia. cmx.js – a library for authoring xkcd-style comixes. Create your own xkcd-style comics using HTML markup. Blog posts …

Spurious Independence: is it real?

Reading time: 14 minutes First things first: Spurious Dependence Depending on your background, you have already heard of spurious dependence in a way or another. It goes by the names of spurious association, spurious dependence, the famous quote “correlation does not imply causation” and also other versions based on the same idea that you can not say that necessarily …