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The Resource Bias and causation : models and judgment for valid comparisons, Herbert I. Weisberg

Bias and causation : models and judgment for valid comparisons, Herbert I. Weisberg

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Bias and causation : models and judgment for valid comparisons
Title
Bias and causation
Title remainder
models and judgment for valid comparisons
Statement of responsibility
Herbert I. Weisberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A one-of-a-kind resource on identifying and dealing with bias in statistical research on causal effects. Do cell phones cause cancer? Can a new curriculum increase student achievement? Determining what the real causes of such problems are, and how powerful their effects may be, are central issues in research across various fields of study. Some researchers are highly skeptical of drawing causal conclusions except in tightly controlled randomized experiments, while others discount the threats posed by different sources of bias, even in less rigorous observational studies. Bias and Causation pre
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weisberg, Herbert I.
Dewey number
519.5/35
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA278.65
LC item number
.W45 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Wiley series in probability and statistics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Discriminant analysis
  • Paired comparisons (Statistics)
  • Discriminant Analysis
  • Matched-Pair Analysis
  • Selection Bias
  • Causality
  • Research Design
  • Statistics as Topic
  • MATHEMATICS
  • Discriminant analysis
  • Paired comparisons (Statistics)
  • Bias
  • Paarsgewijze vergelijkingen
  • Causaliteit
Label
Bias and causation : models and judgment for valid comparisons, Herbert I. Weisberg
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-339) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is bias? -- Causality and comparative studies -- Estimating causal effects -- Varieties of bias -- Selection bias -- Confounding : an enigma? -- Confounding : essence, correction, and detection -- Intermediate causal factors -- Information bias -- Sources of bias -- Contending with bias -- Glossary
Control code
665920535
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 348 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470631102
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612707742
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 270774
  • 12acb3e1-4519-4cae-8286-0218aeab1dd5
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)665920535
Label
Bias and causation : models and judgment for valid comparisons, Herbert I. Weisberg
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-339) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is bias? -- Causality and comparative studies -- Estimating causal effects -- Varieties of bias -- Selection bias -- Confounding : an enigma? -- Confounding : essence, correction, and detection -- Intermediate causal factors -- Information bias -- Sources of bias -- Contending with bias -- Glossary
Control code
665920535
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 348 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470631102
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612707742
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 270774
  • 12acb3e1-4519-4cae-8286-0218aeab1dd5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)665920535

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