# Stephen Malina

This is my blog. There are many others like it but this one is mine.

## Paper Review - Network Mendelian Randomization

In which I record my thoughts on Network Mendelian Randomization by Burgess et al. What is this paper about? # This paper describes a method …

## Causal Inference Notes

Causal Inference in Statistics # Questions # Why is the causal effect identifiable in an IV DAG when the dependencies are linear (from an …

## Paper Review - IVs and Mendelian Randomization

Summary # Detailed Notes # 3 IV Requirements # IV must have a direct influence on the treatment IV must not covary with the unmeasured …

## Matrix Potpourri

Matrix Potpourri # As part of reviewing Linear Algebra for my Machine Learning class, I’ve noticed there’s a bunch of matrix …

## Paper Review - DeepSEA

In which I record my thoughts on DeepSEA. Terminology # ChIP-seq (Chromatin Immunoprecipitation Sequencing): Expression Quantitative Trait …

## Paper Review - Basset

In which I record my thoughts on Basset. Bio Background # The genome consists of (broadly) two types of genes, coding genes and noncoding …

## Paper Review - DeepBind

In which I record my thoughts on DeepBind. What is this paper about? # The authors of this paper designed a conv net model to predict how …

## Linear Algebra Done Right - Chapter 6

Selected Exercises # 6.B # 1. (a) Suppose $$\theta \in \mathbf{R}$$. Show that $(\cos \theta, \sin \theta), (-\sin \theta, \cos \theta)$ …

## Current Thoughts on Stoicism

Meta: While I originally set out to write this essay about why I no longer “endorse” Stoicism as an operating framework, …

## Linear Algebra Done Right - Chapter 5

Selected Exercises # 5.A # 12. Define $T \in \mathcal L(\mathcal P_4(\mathbf{R}))$ by $$(Tp)(x) = xp’(x)$$ for all \$ x \in …

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