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Permutations is the official blog of the Mathematical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association. Bloggers here are both members of the MathSoc section and non-members, Sociologists and non-Sociologists. We are united by a common interest in using mathematics to understand social life. We also try to have a little fun while we’re at it!

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Good luck using the math.

It’s great to see more discussion of issues of causal inference in the social and behavioural sciences.

My thoughts on the topic:

http://jeromyanglim.blogspot.com/2009/10/how-to-reason-about-causes-in.html

For those of you interested in discussing the teaching of statistics, I encourage you to join a group of professors of applied statistics at http://statisticalsage.wordpress.com/

This is a great blog!

Thank you!

Thanks Bonnie, I’ll check your blog out!

We wanted to let you know that your blog was included in our list of the top 50 statistics blogs of 2011. Our goal was to highlight blogs that students and prospective students will find useful and interesting in their exploration of the field.

You can view the entire list at http://www.thebestcolleges.org/best-statistics-blogs/

Congratulations!

Hello,

Big Data Conference July 16-18th in San Francisco. Still accepting submissions until 4-15 for speakers. Nate Silver is the Keynote Speaker at Freestructure – Here is information. http://bit.ly/Z97oft