Novel approaches to evidence synthesis

  title={Novel approaches to evidence synthesis},
  author={Christian V{\"o}gele and Marie Johnston and Marieke L. De Bruin and Richard K. Powell and Xing Li and David Joseph French and Max Byrne},
Aims: This symposium aims to highlight new approaches to tackling challenges encountered in evidence synthesis. Specifically, it considers 1) how an ontology of key elements of research reports is necessary to enable machine learning (ML) to support extraction; 2) how variability in ‘control’ groups can be taken into account when synthesizing evidence; 3) the role of advanced statistical procedures to a) tease apart intervention effects and b) estimate the influence of interactions between… CONTINUE READING