DAGs, Counterfactuals and Data generation process. Dr Murthy Mittinty. SA Branch

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The South Australian Branch of the Statistical Society would like to invite you to the June meeting of the 2017 program.

Venue: Engineering Nth N132, North Terrace, Adelaide University. Campus map is available at http://www.adelaide.edu.au/campuses/northtce/.

***Please note that most entrance doors to Adelaide University buildings close at 6pm so make sure you arrive in time for the talk.

Time:

5.30pm – Refreshments in the Lecture Theatre.

6.05pm – General Meeting Talk.

7.30 pm – A dinner will be held after the meeting at Taj Tandoor, 290 Rundle Street, Adelaide.

Please rsvp for dinner to [email protected] by 26th June.

Speaker: Dr Murthy Mittinty (University of Adelaide)

Topic: DAGs, Counterfactuals and Data generation process

Abstract: In epidemiological studies often researchers are confronted with longitudinal data. Longitudinal data brings many challenges to modelling. In this presentation I would like to illustrate some of these challenges using directed acyclic graphs and present some recent methods that have been proposed using counterfactuals theory to study such data generating mechanisms.

Biography: Murthy works as Bio-statistician in the school of Public Health, The University of Adelaide. He has a PhD in Statistics from Canterbury University New Zealand.  His research interests are in the areas of missing data, causal inference and longitudinal data analysis. Besides academic interests Murthy loves cooking and photography.

DAGs, Counterfactuals and Data generation process.  Dr Murthy Mittinty. SA Branch
When: 28/06/2017
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Cost: Free
Location: Engineering Nth N132, Adelaide University,
North Terrace,
Adelaide,
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