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Amalgamation and the principle of total evidenc...

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This was the title of a very nice workshop at Durham on 3rd May, hosted by Julian Reiss. The aim of the work discussed here was to develop, propagate and understand methods for evaluating multifarious evidence. Monika Schnitzer (Department of Economics, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich) discussed a variety of methods for evaluating public policies, each of […]

In the Reasoner: Study 329

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The Reasoner is a monthly digest highlighting exciting new research on reasoning, inference and method broadly construed. It is interdisciplinary, covering research in, e.g., philosophy, logic, AI, statistics, cognitive science, law, psychology, mathematics and the sciences. Each month, there is a column on Evidence-Based Medicine. Here is this month’s column: Study 329  has  gone  down  […]

The 9th MuST Conference in Munich

Julian Reiss addressing causal inference from observational data.

The 9th conference of the Munich-Sydney-Tilburg (MuST) conference took place in  Munich, 31 March – 2 April 2016. The aim of the conference was to gather philosophers and scientists of the natural and social sciences in order to examine the theoretical and methodological issues involved in evidence evaluation, statistical inference and causal inference in relation to […]

MuST 9: Idea and Motivation

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This 9th conference of the Munich-Sydney-Tilburg (MuST) conference series aims at gathering philosophers and scientists of the natural and social sciences in order to examine the theoretical and methodological issues involved in evidence evaluation, statistical inference and causal inference in relation to risk assessment and management in various disciplines, with a special attention to pharmacology. In […]

In the Reasoner: Evaluating Evidence in Medicin...

Jon Williamson Amsterdam workshop

  The workshop was organised by Federica Russo and took place in the Universiteitsbibliotheek of the University of Amsterdam. Evidence evaluation is a core practice of the sciences. In medicine, specifically, the issue has been tackled by developing analytical and conceptual tools such as the evidence hierarchies. The question that lies at the heart of […]

Multiple testing in diagnosis and mechanism

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Medical diagnosis aims to assess whether a given patient has a certain disease. This is done by employing disease frequencies in reference classes of individuals that show the same test results. In combining multiple test results we are confronted with the problem of conflicting reference classes. Let T1 and T2 be possible binary test results […]

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