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Causation, Prediction, and Search

Causation, Prediction, and Search 272 BOOK REVIEWS The writ ing is not u niformly p olished a nd is sca ttered with lo ng, a wkward does h ave p ractical value as a screening to ol to se lect which observ ational stud - sentences that re quire so me effort to u nravel. I wonder if th is is the result ies would be foll owed u p with contro lled e xperiments, then I would retra ct my of infelicitou s tra nslation from th e orig inal Germa n version (W ellek 19 94). reservation abou t sea rching for ca usality that I mentioned in the o pening p ara- There are also nu merous small typographical errors. M ore ca reful editing c ould graph. have so lved t hese problems b efore pu blication. T here are no e xercises, and so Chapter 8 , “ Ca usation, Causation , and Prediction ,” has a very rea dable sec- I would hesitate to use the boo k a s a text (a lthough it sh ould b e n oted th at th is tion with simu lated stud ies th at hig hlight th e http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Technometrics Taylor & Francis

Causation, Prediction, and Search

Technometrics , Volume 45 (3): 2 – Aug 1, 2003
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Taylor & Francis
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© American Statistical Association and the American Society for Quality
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1537-2723
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0040-1706
DOI
10.1198/tech.2003.s776
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272 BOOK REVIEWS The writ ing is not u niformly p olished a nd is sca ttered with lo ng, a wkward does h ave p ractical value as a screening to ol to se lect which observ ational stud - sentences that re quire so me effort to u nravel. I wonder if th is is the result ies would be foll owed u p with contro lled e xperiments, then I would retra ct my of infelicitou s tra nslation from th e orig inal Germa n version (W ellek 19 94). reservation abou t sea rching for ca usality that I mentioned in the o pening p ara- There are also nu merous small typographical errors. M ore ca reful editing c ould graph. have so lved t hese problems b efore pu blication. T here are no e xercises, and so Chapter 8 , “ Ca usation, Causation , and Prediction ,” has a very rea dable sec- I would hesitate to use the boo k a s a text (a lthough it sh ould b e n oted th at th is tion with simu lated stud ies th at hig hlight th e

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TechnometricsTaylor & Francis

Published: Aug 1, 2003

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