Keynote Speakers

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

9:15 - 10:10 a.m.


Speaker:  Bengt Muthen, Professor Emeritus, UCLA

Title: Advances in Mixture Modeling


Location: Lowell Center Dining Room



Wednesday, July 23, 2014

2:50 - 3:50 p.m.


Speaker:  Peter Bentler, UCLA (2014 Career Award Recipient)

Title: Covariate-free and Covariate-based Reliability


Location: Lowell Center Dining Room



Wednesday, July 23, 2014

3:50 - 4:50 p.m.


Speaker:  Fritz Drasgow, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Title:  Measurement of traits obtained via self-report


Location: Lowell Center Dining




Thursday, July 24, 2014

1:30 - 2:30 p.m.


Speaker:  Howard Wainer, National Board of Medical Examiners (2013 Career Award Recipient)

Title:  Uneducated Guesses: Three examples of how mistreating missing data yields misguided educational policy


Location: Lowell Center Dining Room



Friday, July 25, 2014

2:50- 3:50 p.m.


Speaker:  Judea Pearl, UCLA

Title: The Science of Cause and Effects


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Missing data:


Sample-selection bias:




Causes of Effects:


Working papers:


Location: Lowell Center Dining Room