## Lecture: Do Operation in Causal Networks
## Assigned Reading- Read chapter 3 in the "Causal Inferences in Statistics book: A primer" book. Read►
- Do operation Slides►
- Backdoor Blocking Read►
## AssignmentInclude in the first page a summary page. In the summary page write statements comparing your work to answers given or videos. For example, "I got the same answers as the Teach One video for question 1." In one sentence, indicate if your peer-teacher has approved your submission.
- What is the probability of taking medications given that the person is female
- What is the probability of the remission of symptoms given that the person has taken their medications and the patient is female?
- Which variable is leading to a selection bias, if we had observational data on these three variables and wanted to measure impact of taking the medication?
- What is the impact of taking the medication?
Resources available for Question 1: - Answer to part d is on page 57 of the "Causal Inferences in Statistics: A premier" book. Read►
Resources for Question 2:
- Network for diagnosis of COVID from in-home symptoms Zipped Netica►
Resources for Question 3: - Removing selection bias in impact of fever Excel►
- Calculate the propensity of clinician prescribing the medication for each recommendation of AI system.
- Calculate the un-confounded impact of clinician's prescription patterns, using inverse propensity scores
- Calculate the impact of the AI system on remission of patients' symptoms. To do this, sum the product of probability of remission given AI advice times probability of AI's advice.
Resources for Question 4: - Answer to part b is on page 72-75 in the book "Causal Inferences in Statistics: A premier" book. Read►
Resources available for answering Question 5 - Tool for determining minimum adjustment set Web►
## MoreFor additional information (not part of the required reading), please see the following links: - Graphical models and measurement of counterfactuals Read►
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