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Tony Cox has been elected an INFORMS Fellow

Tony Cox has been elected an INFORMS Fellow “for significant research, practice, and service contributions to homeland security, health and environmental risk analysis, telecommunications, and the modeling of causality.” Fellows of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) are examples of outstanding lifetime achievement in operations research and the management sciences.

New book available: Causal Analytics for Applied Risk Analysis

A new book Causal Analytics for Applied Risk Analysis  from Cox Associates explains how causal analytics can revolutionize data science and decision-making by using experience and data to quantify how different choices affect probabilities of various outcomes.  This provides the crucial link between actions and their consequences that is so often missing in predictive analytics… Read More »

Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis Workshop

How can modern causal analytics improve evidence-based policy analyses, decisions, and retrospective evaluations?  This was the theme of a March 15 workshop at the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis (SBCA).  Participants were enthusiastic: a typical response was “I was very impressed with the causal analytics workshop at the SBCA conference. I am already thinking of applications… Read More »

CAT Webinar available

Dr. Cox presented CAT at a Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Webinar on June 29, 2016.  Download slides here and a recording of the presentation here.

CAT extended to support Python

In July 2016, the CAT platform was extended to support Python 3.5.2 in addition to R. For data scientists, CAT now provides a single platform for doing both R and Python from Excel spreadsheets.  To upgrade from the base version of CAT to the new “proCAT” version that also supports Python and contains enhanced non-parametric analyses,… Read More »

Dr. Cox presents CAT at GWU

Dr. Cox presents the Causal Analytics Toolkit (CAT) at the GW Regulatory Studies Center to audiences concerned with improving the soundness of scientific inferences in regulations. Powerpoint slides are available here. More info can be found here.

Causal Analytics Toolkit Available

Cox Associates has just released the first version of its Causal Analytics Toolkit — a breakthrough software product that puts state-of-the-art analytics and advanced R package capabilities in the hands of ordinary Excel users with no need to learn R. Download a free full working copy now.