Essays about: "Continuous Treatments"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words Continuous Treatments.

  1. 1. Counterfactual Prediction Methods for Causal Inference in Observational Studies with Continuous Treatments

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Joel Persson; [2019]
    Keywords : Causal Inference; Observational Study; Treatment Effects; Continuous Treatments; Dose-Response Function; Optimization; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : We develop methods for estimation, inference and optimization of causal effects from observational data with continuous treatments. We present a counterfactual prediction method based on the potential outcomes framework that estimates the expected value of a potential outcome given a treatment level and confounders. READ MORE

  2. 2. The impact of metallic cranial implants on proton-beam radiotherapy treatment plans for near implant located tumours : A phantom study on the physical effects and agreement between simulated treatment plans and the resulting treatment for near implant located cranial tumours

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för fysik

    Author : Adam Sjögren; [2018]
    Keywords : Proton-based Radiotherapy; Cranial implants; Titanium implants; Cancer treatment; metal streak artifacts.;

    Abstract : Within the field of radiotherapy treatments of tumour diseases, the hunt for more accurate and effective treatment methods is a continuous process. For some years ion-beam based radiotherapy, especially the proton-beam based applications, has increased in popularity and availability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exogenous Change in the Regeneration of a Common Pool Resource and its Effect on Cooperation and Efficiency

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Marcus Lindeberg Goni; Jeffrey Clark; [2018]
    Keywords : Common pool resources; Cooperation and efficiency; Uncertainty; Climate change; Exogenous shocks;

    Abstract : The natural sciences explain how climate change affects the provision of ecosystem services. Behavioral economists have studied the effects of institutions and social interaction on cooperation, to prevent over-exploitation of common pool resources. READ MORE

  4. 4. A self-assessment screening tool to prioritize patients with mental disorders

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Informationssystem

    Author : Sourabh Mondal; [2018]
    Keywords : mental Health; psychometric tool; screening tool; mental disorders;

    Abstract : Due to the continuous growth of patients with mental disorders, it has been a strenuous job to look after each patient and tailor the appropriate treatments for them on time. The thesis proposes a design science framework in the form of an IT artefact to prioritize the patients with mental disorders, considering the severity of the situation. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of Promotions on Store Visits: A Counterfactual Approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Joel Persson; [2018]
    Keywords : Promotion; potential outcomes; counterfactual analysis; treatment effects; panel data econometrics; spatio-temporal; Mathematics and Statistics; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis empirically quantifies the impact of promotions on store visits in the Swedish grocery retailing sector with nationally representative panel data on household purchases of ground coffee. Using the potential outcomes framework, the impact is calculated as the difference between outcomes with promotion and their counterfactuals estimated with two regression models. READ MORE