Fall 2015 (Tuesday 11:30AM to 12:30PM, Purvis 48)

October 6th, 2015

Maxime Turgeon



How to optimise your code in R? A tutorial

The tutorial can be found here.

October 13th, 2015

No reading group

October 20th, 2015

Marie Forest



Coalescent theory and population genetics

For background information, Chapter 25 of Handbook of Statistical Genetics

October 27th, 2015

Pablo Ginestet Gonzalez

Uncertainty in Propensity Score Estimation: Bayesian Methods for Variable Selection and Model-Averaged Causal Effects
Adobe Acrobat Document [299.9 KB]
Bayesian Effect Estimation Accounting for Adjustment Uncertainty
Adobe Acrobat Document [898.2 KB]
Model Feedback in Bayesian Propensity Score Estimation
Adobe Acrobat Document [328.8 KB]

November 3rd, 2015

Ehsan Karim

Improving propensity score weighting using machine learning
Lee 2009 simulation.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document [238.9 KB]
Propensity score estimation: neural networks, support vector machines, decision trees (CART), and meta-classifiers as alternatives to logistic regression
Westreich 2010 review.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document [255.7 KB]

November 10th, 2015

Speaker TBA

November 17th, 2015

Speaker TBA

November 24th, 2015

Speaker TBA

December 1st, 2015

A discussion about the Winter semester