A Technical Primer On Causality

X causes Y
X causes Y, which then causes Z. X only causes Z through its effect on Y.
Plots for our simulated data.
On the left, a fork. On the right, a collider
Fork data
From Pearl’s Causality, 2nd Ed.
From Pearl’s Causality, 2nd Ed.
The R^2 for lasso regression vs. un-regularized least-squares regression.

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adam kelleher

adam kelleher

Physicist; formerly Data @ BuzzFeed; Adjunct Prof. at Columbia;

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