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 Design of Experiments and Observational Studies
Design of Experiments and Observational Studies
 Design of Experiments and Observational Studies

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Last updated on 2016-07-29

About the Book

This book grew out of a twelve-week course (one term) on the Design of Scientific Studies at the University of Toronto.  The foundations of classical experimental design and observational studies through a modern framework - The Rubin Causal Model.  A causal inference framework is important in design, data collection and analysis since it provides a framework for investigators to readily evaluate study limitations and draw appropriate conclusions.  R is used to implement designs and analyse the data collected.  The book assumes that the reader has taken basic courses in mathematical statistics, and linear models, although the essentials are reviewed briefly in the first chapter.  Some experience using R is helpful although not essential.

About the Author

Nathan Taback
Nathan Taback

Nathan Taback is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the Department of Statistical Sciences at the University of Toronto.  His interests include data science, statistical consulting, biostatistics, and statistical education.    

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