A PDF file of the program and map for the cite of the symposium

Symposium title: Incomplete Data Analysis and Causal Inference

Dates: September 22-23, 2013

Place: Osaka University, Toyonaka Campus
Graduate School of Engineering Science, Building A, Room A304

Organizers: Yutaka Kano (Osaka U), Shohei Shimizu (Osaka U)

Sponsor: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Cautionary notices: There are no shop and no cafeteria around the Shibaraha station. All shops and cafeterias on campus are closed during the symposium because of (national) holidays.

Scientific Program

September 22, Sunday, 2013, 13:00-18:40 [English Session]

Chair Hours Speaker and Talk Title
E. Kumagai 13:00-13:30 Yutaka Kano (Osaka University)
Approximate population bias and nonignorable missingness
13:30-14:20 Yoshio Takane (McGill University, University of Victoria)
PCA with Missing Data
14:30-15:20 Kei Hirose (Osaka University)
Full Information Maximum Likelihood Estimation in Factor Analysis with a Large Number of Missing Values
M. Yoshimori 15:50-16:40 Mortaza Jamshidian (California State University, Fullerton)
Examining Missing Data Mechanism via Homogeneity of Parameters, Homogeneity of Distributions, and Multivariate Normality
16:50-17:40 Kentaro Fukumoto (Gakushuin University)
Blocking Reduces, if not Removes, Attrition Bias
Y. Kano 17:40-18:40 Discussion
Ricardo Silva (University College London)
Aapo Hyvarinen (University of Helsinki)
19:00-21:00 welcome party

September 23, Monday, 2013, 10:00-12:00 [English Session]

Chair Hours Speaker and Talk Title
S. Shimizu10:00-10:50 Ricardo Silva (University College London)
On Factors and Residuals: Searching for Latent Structure at Two Levels of Detail
11:00-11:50 Aapo Hyvarinen (University of Helsinki)
Determining Causal Direction Between Two Variables Based on non-Gaussianity

September 23, Monday, 2013, 13:00-18:00 [Japanses Session]

Chair Hours Speaker and Talk Title
Y. Kano13:00-13:45 清水昌平(大阪大学 産業科学研究所)
13:45-14:30 星野崇宏(名古屋大学 経済学研究科)
Semiparametric Bayesian Estimation for Marginal Potential Outcome Modeling: Application to Causal Inference
K. Takai14:45-15:15 森川耕輔(大阪大学 基礎工学研究科M2)
15:15-16:00 松山 裕(東京大学 医学系研究科)
Semiparametric Estimation of Treatment Effect in a Randomized Clinical Trial with Missing Data
K. Hirose 16:15-17:00 加藤裕一(島根大学 総合理工学研究科)
統計的ラフ集合手法によるif-thenルール導出に関する考察と シミュレーション実験-条件属性に欠損値・決定属性値にノイズを 含む場合-
17:00-17:45 石岡恒憲(大学入試センター研究開発部)
Imputation of Missing Values for Unsupervised or Semi-supervised Data Using the Proximity in Random Forests
17:45-18:00 総合討論

Some of the presentations are based on joint works by a presenter and his collaborators.
The scientific program may be changed without notice.

基盤研究(B)「予測・因果・不完全データ解析と サイエンスの基礎」
(研究代表者:狩野 裕,研究課題番号:22300096)
挑戦的萌芽研究「欠損値データ解析の新展開: NMARness and APB」
(研究代表者:狩野 裕,研究課題番号:25540011)