Practical Approaches to Causal Relationship Exploration by Jiuyong Li, Lin Liu, Thuc Duy Le

By Jiuyong Li, Lin Liu, Thuc Duy Le

This short offers 4 sensible tips on how to successfully discover causal relationships, that are frequently used for clarification, prediction and selection making in drugs, epidemiology, biology, economics, physics and social sciences. the 1st equipment observe conditional independence assessments for causal discovery. The final tools hire organization rule mining for effective causal speculation new release, and a partial organization try out and retrospective cohort examine for validating the hypotheses. All 4 tools are cutting edge and powerful in determining strength causal relationships round a given aim, and every has its personal energy and weak point. for every process, a software program software is supplied besides examples demonstrating its use. sensible ways to Causal dating Exploration is designed for researchers and practitioners operating within the parts of man-made intelligence, laptop studying, information mining, and biomedical examine. the fabric additionally advantages complex scholars attracted to causal courting discovery.

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Han and M. Kamber. Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques. , San Francisco, CA, USA, 2nd edition, 2005. 50 4 Causal Rule Discovery with Partial Association Test 6. Z. Jin, J. Li, L. Liu, T. D. Le, B. Sun, and R. Wang. Discovery of causal rules using partial association. In Data Mining (ICDM), 2012 IEEE 12th International Conference on, pages 309– 318, 2012. 7. S. J. Kuritz, J. R. Landis, and G. G. Koch. A general overview of Mantel-Haenszel methods: Applications and recent development. Annual Review of Publish Health, 9:123–160, 1988.

Control variable set C = {B, D, E}, and it has four values: c1 = (B = 0, D = 0, E = 1), c2 = (B = 0, D = 1, E = 0), c3 = (B = 0, D = 1, E = 1) and c4 = (B = 1, D = 1, E = 0). Correspondingly there are four partial tables for X and Z. The two partial tables given c1 and c4 are listed 36 4 Causal Rule Discovery with Partial Association Test below. Note that the other two partial tables (given c2 and c3 ) each has one row of all zero counts, and they do not contribute to the test statistic and thus are omitted.

Partial association tests are often used to assess if an association between two variables X and Z found using the whole data set actually consistently exists across all the strata or sub-populations. Often a partial table is used to represent the distribution of X and Z in each sub-population. g. {college, manager}. c The Author(s) 2015 33 J. 1007/978-3-319-14433-7 4 34 4 Causal Rule Discovery with Partial Association Test A partial association test then uses the partial tables at all values of the control variables to obtain a test statistic to assess the partial association between X and Z over all sub-populations.

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