In the next Statistics and Operation Research Seminar Philip Dawid will talk about “From Statistical Evidence to Evidence of Causality”.
When: Thursday, February 16, at 12:00pm Where: 40.148.
Philip Dawid is Emeritus Professor of Statistics of the University of Cambridge. He was elected a member of the International Statistical Institute in 1978, and a Chartered Statistician of the Royal Statistical Society in 1993. He was editor of Biometrika from 1992 to 1996 and President of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis in 2000. He is also an elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. He received the 1977 George W. Snedecor Award from the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies. Dawid was awarded the 1978 Guy Medal in Bronze and the 2001 Guy Medal in Silver by the Royal Statistical Society. He has been recently become Honorary Lifetime Member and an Elected Fellow of International Society for Bayesian Analysis.
This talk will be based on a joint paper with Monica Musio and Stephen Fienberg. Fienberg died on 14 December 2016. This will be by way of a tribute to a giant of the statistical world.