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Data Science and Survey Methodology

Webinar Presented By:  Distinguished Professor Emerita Mary E. Thompson, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo

Speaker Bio:  Mary E. Thompson holds the title of Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of Waterloo, where she has been a member of the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science since 1969.  Her areas of interest include statistical estimation theory, inference for stochastic processes, biostatistics and survey methods.  She is a past member of Statistics Canada’s Advisory Committee on Statistical Methods.  At Waterloo she was co-founder of the Survey Research Centre in 1999.  Since 2002 she has served as the lead statistician for the cross-disciplinary International Tobacco Control Project.

Abstract:  This presentation will discuss, with examples, roles of survey methodology in data science for research, including:  the estimation of prevalences; the combination of survey data with data from new and traditional sources; the complementary roles of longitudinal and cross-sectional survey data; and the design of surveys to support causal inference.

Date and Time:  November 29, 2021 | 1:30 p.m.

Location:  Online

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