Causality Reading Club

2017

Date Time Room Article Discussant
Mar 31 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Counterfactual reasoning and learning systems: The example of computational advertising by Bottou et al.(2013) TBD
Mar 24 14:00-15:00 C3.146 TBD TBD
Mar 17 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Paper draft Stephan Bongers
Mar 10 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Strong completeness and faithfulness in Bayesian networks by Meek (1995) Joris Mooij
Mar 3 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Unifying Markov Properties for Graphical Models by Lauritzen and Sadeghi (preprint) Patrick Forré
Feb 24 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causal Bandits: Learning Good Interventions via Causal Inference by Lattimore, Lattimore and Reid (2016) Stephan Bongers
Feb 17 13:00-14:00 C3.146 Bandits with Unobserved Confounders: A Causal Approach by Bareinboim, Forney and Pearl (2016) Philip Versteeg
Feb 10 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Joint Causal Inference (2016) by Magliacane, Claassen and Mooij Sara Magliacane
Feb 3 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Paper draft Christos Louizos
Jan 27 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Identification of Joint Interventional Distributions in Recursive Semi-Markovian Causal Models (2006) by Shpitser and Pearl Patrick Forré
Jan 13 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causal inference and the data-fusion problem by Bareinboim and Pearl (2016) Philip Versteeg

 2016

Date Time Room Article Discussant
Jan 08 14:30-15:30 C3.146 Controlling the False Discovery Rate: A Practical and Powerful Approach to Multiple Testing by Benjamini and Hochberg Philip Versteeg
Feb 05 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causation Prediction and Search (chapters 1&2) by Spirtes and Glymour and Scheines Joris Mooij
Feb 12 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causation Prediction and Search (chapter 3) by Spirtes and Glymour and Scheines Alexander Ly
Feb 19 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causation Prediction and Search (3.5 – 3.9) by Spirtes and Glymour and Scheines Alexander Ly
Feb 26 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causation Prediction and Search (chapter 4) by Spirtes and Glymour and Scheines Thijs van Ommen
Mar 4 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causation Prediction and Search (chapter 5.1-5.4) by Spirtes and Glymour and Scheines Stephan Bongers
Mar 11 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causation Prediction and Search (chapter 5.5-5.10) by Spirtes and Glymour and Scheines Philip Versteeg
Mar 18 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causation Prediction and Search (chapter 6) by Spirtes and Glymour and Scheines Sara Magliacane
Mar 25 no reading club
Apr 1 no reading club
Apr 8 no reading club
Apr 15 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causation Prediction and Search (chapter 7) by Spirtes and Glymour and Scheinces Joris Mooij
Apr 22 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Inferring the Causal Direction Privately by Kusner and Sun and Sridharan and Weinberger Mijung Park
Apr 29 14:00-15:00 C3.146 On the completeness of orientation rules for causal discovery in the presence of latent confounders and selection bias by Zhang (2008) Joris Mooij
May 6 no reading club
May 13 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causal inference using invariant prediction: identification and confidence intervals by Peters and Bühlmann and Meinshausen (2016) Alexander Ly
May 20 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Quantifying Causal Influences (2012) by Janzing and Balduzzi and Grosse-Wentrup and Schölkopf Rick Quax
May 27 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Extending Factor Graphs so as to Unify Directed and Undirected Graphical Models by Frey (2003) and Causality with Gates (2012) by Winn Sara Magliacane
June 3 no reading club
June 10 no reading club
June 17 no reading club
June 24 14:00-15:00 C3.146 no reading club
July 1 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Stephan's draft on Markov properties of graphical representations of acyclic structural causal models Stephan Bongers
July 8 14:00-15:00 C3.146 The central role of the propensity score in observational studies for causal effects (1983) by Rosenbaum and Rubin Thomas Klaus
July 15 no reading club
July 22 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Learning Optimal Interventions by Mueller and Reshef and Du and Jaakkola Mijung Park
July 29 14:00-15:00 C3.146 ICML 2016 Tutorial Causal Inference for Observational Studies by David Sontag and Uri Shalit Joris Mooij
August 05 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causality Video Club
August 12 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Half-trek criterion for generic identifiability of linear structural equation models by Foygel and Draisma and Drton Thijs van Ommen
August 19 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Graphs for Margins of Bayesian Networks (2016) by Robin Evans Patrick Forré
August 26 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Estimating and Controlling the False Discovery Rate for the PC Algorithm Using Edge-Specific P-Values (2016) by Strobl and Spirtes and Visweswaran Sara Magliacane
Sep 02 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Causality Video Club
Sep 09 14:00-15:00 C3.146 The Logic of Structure-Based Counterfactuals [sections 7.1-7.3 in Causality: Models Reasoning and Inference (2009)] by Judea Pearl Joris Mooij
Sep 16 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Some Title by Peters Janzing and Schölkopf (2016) [ch. 1] Stephan Bongers
Sep 23 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Some Title by Peters Janzing and Schölkopf (2016) [chs. 2-3] Stephan Bongers
TBA 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Batch Learning from Logged Bandit Feedback through Counterfactual Risk Minimization (2015) by Swaminathan and Joachims Thorsten Joachims
Nov 4 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Ancestral Graph Markov Models by Richardson and Spirtes (2002) [ch. 1-3] Joris Mooij
Nov 11 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Ancestral Graph Markov Models by Richardson and Spirtes (2002) [ch. 4-6]  Tineke Blom
Nov 18 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Ancestral Graph Markov Models by Richardson and Spirtes (2002) [ch. 6–7] Tineke Blom
Nov 25 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Ancestral Graph Markov Models by Richardson and Spirtes (2002) [ch. 8-10]  Thijs van Ommen
Dec  16 14:00-15:00 C3.146 Identifying independence in Bayesian Networks by Geiger Verma and Pearl (1990)   Tom Claassen
Dec 23 no reading club