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65 * ! Mon, 8/9/2021, 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Virtual
Causal Inference with Latent Variables — Invited Papers
Mental Health Statistics Section, Health Policy Statistics Section, Section on Statistics in Epidemiology, Text Analysis Interest Group
Organizer(s): Booil Jo, Stanford University School of Medicine
Chair(s): Xiao-Li Meng, Harvard University
10:05 AM A Statistical Test to Reject the Structural Interpretation of a Latent Factor Model
Tyler J VanderWeele, Harvard University; Stijn Vansteelandt, Ghent University
10:25 AM Natural Language Processing Algorithms and Their Relationship to Latent Variable Modeling
Brian Lee Egleston, Fox Chase Cancer Center; Slobodan Vucetic, Temple University
10:45 AM The Deconfounder: What Is It? What Is Its Theory? Is it Useful?
David Blei, Columbia University; Yixin Wang, U.C. Berkeley
11:05 AM Discussant: Mark Van Der Laan, University of California
11:25 AM Discussant: Kosuke Imai, Harvard University
11:45 AM Floor Discussion