Traceable regressions: concepts and a prospective study of child development

Date: Wednesday 19 December 2012
Time: 12:45 pm
Venue: Bennett Room (LG80), LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
Type of event: Seminar
Speaker(s): Professor Nanny Wermuth, Chalmers Technical University, Gothenburg and International Agency of Research on Cancer, Lyon

Abstract: A flexible subclass of graphical Markov models is now called 'traceable regressions'. These are sequences of joint response, conditional distributions for which regression graphs permit one to trace pathways of dependence. These methods are used to analyze and interpret data from a prospective study of child development, known as the 'Mannheim Study of Children at Risk'.

NOTE: External attendees please report to reception and you will be directed to the designated room.

Admission: Free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

Contact: Rhian Daniel
Email: Rhian.Daniel@lshtm.ac.uk

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