Description 
1 online resource (xxv, 377 p.) : ill. 
Series 
Wiley series in probability and statistics.

Bibliography 
Includes bibliographical references and index. 
Contents 
Statistical causality : some historical remarks  The language of potential outcomes  Structural equations, graphs and interventions  The decisiontheoretic approach to causal inference  Causal inference as a prediction problem : assumptions, identification, and evidence synthesis  Graphbased criteria of identifiability of causal questions  Causal inference from observational data : a Bayesian predictive approach  Assessing dynamic treament stategies  Causal effects and natural laws : towards a conceptualization of causal counterfactuals for nonmanipulable exposures, with application to the effects of race and sex  Crossclassifications 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  Analysis of interaction for identifying causal mechanisms  Ion channels as a possible mechanism of neruodegeneration in multiple sclerosis  Supplementary variables for causal estimation  Timevarying 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 randomised trials of complex interventions (psychotherapies)  Causal inference in clinical trials  Causal inference in time series analysis  Dynamic molecular networks and mechanisms in the biosciences : a statistical framework. 
Note 
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Sept. 04, 2012). 
Subject 
Estimation theory.


Causation.


Causality (Physics)

Related Names 
Berzuini, Carlo.


Dawid, Philip.


Bernardinelli, Luisa.

Related To 
Print version: Berzuini, Carlo. Causality. Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Wiley, 2012. Causality Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2012 9780470665565 (DLC) 2011049795 
ISBN 
9781119945703 (electronic bk.) 

1119945704 (electronic bk.) 

9781119945710 (electronic bk.) 

1119945712 (electronic bk.) 

9781119941736 (electronic bk.) 

1119941733 (electronic bk.) 
