Date      Topic/Reading
3 Sep   Course introduction slides pdf (and see resources)
8 Sep   Tables → graphs: Gelman et al. (2002) pdf logo
10 Sep   Open access publishing: Van Noorden (2013) pdf logo, Piwowar et al (2018) pdf logo
15 Sep   Snow on Cholera pdf logo map 1 map 2 (through pg 68, “New water supply of the Lambeth Company”)
17 Sep   Complete Snow on Cholera
22 Sep   Lipids and heart disease: Lipid Research Clinics Program (1984), part 2
24 Sep   No class meeting
29 Sep   Skin cancer: Wang et al. (2019)
1 Oct   No class meeting
6 Oct   Hormone replacement therapy: Hernán et al. (2008)
    (Homework 1 due)
8 Oct   Hormone replacement therapy discussion and response:
    Hoover (2008); Stampfer (2008); Prentice (2008); Hernán and Robins (2008); Willett et al. (2008)
13, 15 Oct   Mammography: Berry (1998), Kopans and Halpern (1999)
20 Oct   Causal inference: Pearl (2009)
22 Oct   Propensity scores: Rosenbaum and Rubin (1983)
27 Oct   OHDSI: Ryan et al. (2013)
29 Oct   OHDSI: Madigan et al. (2013)
3 Nov   Boosting and bagging
5 Nov   Boosting and bagging
10 Nov   Data vis: Lex et al. (2014)
12 Nov   Data vis: Sopan et al. (2013) pdf logo
17 Nov   Deep learning: LeCun et al. (2015), Angermueller et al. (2016)
19 Nov   Deep learning: Ching et al. (2018)
24 Nov   Continue discussion of Ching et al. (2018)
26 Nov   No class meeting
1,3 Dec   Statistical modeling: the two cultures Breiman (2001)
8 Dec   tSNE: van der Maaten & Hinton (2008) [supplement]
10 Dec   No class meeting