Cause and Correlation in Biology

Cause and Correlation in Biology

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Explores the relationship between correlation and causation using a series of novel statistical methods.A Usera#39;s Guide to Path Analysis, Structural Equations and Causal Inference Bill Shipley ... needed in order to properly translate the causal claims represented in the directed graph into the a#39;officiala#39; language of probability ... After wading through the jargon developed above, I hope that the reader will recognise the elegant simplicity of this strategy (Figure 2.9). ... respond following an external manipulation10, d-separation is really only a mathematical operation that gives the correlationalanbsp;...

Title:Cause and Correlation in Biology
Author:Bill Shipley
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2002-08-01


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