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Luna De Souter identifies shortcomings of the two main measures for evaluating CNA models, consistency and coverage, and introduces two new evaluation measures.
Alois Pichler has published an Element - “Style, Method and Philosophy in Wittgenstein”, in the Cambridge Wittgenstein Elements series.
Mathias Ambühl and Michael Baumgartner released a new update of the cna R package on CRAN. The latest version is 3.5.4.
Dean, M, Tezak, A, Johnson, S, ... Cragun, D. used CNA to identify factors differentiating cancer risk management decisions among females with pathogenic/likely pathogenic variants in PALB2, CHEK2, and ATM. Accompanied by a podcast with Deborah Cragun.
Jessica Dodge et al. (2023) conducted a Coincidence Analysis investigating various factors influencing timely implementation of research findings into clinical practice in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
Laura J Damschroder et al. (2022) conducted a Coincidence Analysis of obesity treatment options within the Veterans Health Administration, which was selected "Editor's Choice" by Translational Behavioral Medicine.
A new version of the `frscore` extension package for `cna` is now available on CRAN.
Tim Haesebrouck applied the frscore routine in an exemplary manner to examine the conditions under which populist radical right parties support military deployment decisions in national parliaments: Haesebrouck T. (2023), The populist radical right and military intervention: A coincidence analysis of military deployment votes, International Interactions, doi: 10.1080/03050629.2023.2184815
The special issue of Nordicum-Mediterraneum, 17:5 (2023) contains articles based on lectures that were delivered at the conference "Rationality and Positive Political Roles for Emotions: Solidarity and Benevolence".
John Rich, Edward Miech, Daniel Semenza and Theodore Corbin applied CNA in a new study investigating the effect of 10 firearm laws in US states on homocide and suicide rates.
In a series of news articles, Veli-Pekka Parkkinen informs about new developments concerning the frscore package for CNA robustness analysis. To make the best of frscore, users are encouraged to follow these updates.
The data analysis method of Coincidence Analysis has been introduced to the field of medical informatics: Womack DM, Miech EJ, Fox NJ, Silvey LC, Somerville AM, Eldredge DH, Steege LM. (2022), Coincidence Analysis: A Novel Approach to Modeling Nurses' Workplace Experience, Applied Clinical Informatics, (4):794-802. doi: 10.1055/s-0042-1756368.
Martyna Swiatczak is visiting the University of Frankfurt for three months.
Veli-Pekka Parkkinen argues that variable relativity is good, in a paper that recently appeared in Synthese: Parkkinen, VP. Variable relativity of causation is good. Synthese 200, 194 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-022-03676-0
The CNA group has the pleasure to welcome Luna de Souter to the team.
Michael Baumgartner and Christoph Falk published a paper entitled "Configurational Causal Modeling and Logic Regression" in Multivariate Behavioral Research (2021): https://doi.org/10.1080/00273171.2021.1971510
Martyna Swiatczak's paper entitled "Towards a neo-configurational theory of intrinsic motivation" was published in Motivation and Emotion (2021): https://doi.org/10.1007/s11031-021-09906-1
New CNA software published on The Comprehensive R Archive Network.