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Loss Models: From Data to Decisions, Student Solutions... book

  • Authors: Stuart A. Klugman, Harry H. Panjer, Gordon E. Willmot
  • Published Date: Oct 15, 2012

An update of one of the most trusted books on constructing and analyzing actuarial models for the C/4 actuarial exam This new, abridged edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include the essential material related to Exam C of the Society of Actuaries' and Casualty Actuarial Society’s accreditation programs. The book maintains an approach to modeling and forecasting that utilizes tools related to risk theory, loss distributions, and survival models. Random variables, basic distributional...


Canadian Journal of Statistics pays tribute to Professor... feature

  • Authors: Professor Changbao Wu
  • Published Date: Nov 15, 2012

The latest issue of Canadian Journal of Statistics is a special issue dedicated to Professor Mary Thompson which has been posted online this week. Guest Editor Professor Changbao Wu here pays tribute to Professor Thompson.


Complexity journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012


Mathematische Nachrichten journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012


Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012


Mathematical Finance journal

  • Published Date: Oct 15, 2012


Common Errors in Statistics (and How to Avoid Them), 4th... book

  • Authors: Phillip I. Good, James W. Hardin
  • Published Date: Aug 03, 2012

Praise for Common Errors in Statistics (and How to Avoid Them) "A very engaging and valuable book for all who use statistics in any setting."—CHOICE "Addresses popular mistakes often made in data collection and provides an indispensable guide to accurate statistical analysis and reporting. The authors' emphasis on careful practice, combined with a focus on the development of solutions, reveals the true value of statistics when applied correctly in any area of research."—MAA...


Biometrical Journal journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012


The statistics of speech: from Corn Laws to the Presidential... feature

  • Published Date: Oct 22, 2012

Dr. Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey is Reader in Political Science in the Government Department of the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she teaches courses in the politics of economic policy and legislative politics. Her research interests are in political economy and quantitative textual analysis. By measuring the words, arguments and deliberation of politicians and policy makers, she aims to gauge the extent to which ideas, interests and institutions shape political behaviour. Here,...


WIREs Computational Statistics journal

  • Published Date: Jul 30, 2012


Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012


"Let's get back to science and make our governance work":... feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Jan 16, 2013

During last summer, John Hinde, Professor of Statistics at NUI Galway was elected as the next President for the International Biometric Society. This year he steps in as Vice-President before becoming President in 2014. Statistics Views met up with Professor Hinde last month to ask about his plans for the Society, the International Year of Statistics and his own career. In celebration of the International Year of Statistics, Wiley have a virtual issue in biometrics freely available to read here. Video...


Random Structures & Algorithms journal

  • Published Date: Jul 19, 2012


BBC Four announces new statistics documentary news

  • Published Date: Oct 05, 2012

Further to the award-winning success of the innovative 'The Joy of Stats', BBC Four has announced a new documentary exploring the nature of chance.


The Analysis of Covariance and Alternatives: Statistical... book

  • Authors: Bradley Huitema
  • Published Date: Dec 02, 2011

A complete guide to cutting-edge techniques and best practices for applying covariance analysis methods The Second Edition of Analysis of Covariance and Alternatives sheds new light on its topic, offering in-depth discussions of underlying assumptions, comprehensive interpretations of results, and comparisons of distinct approaches. The book has been extensively revised and updated to feature an in-depth review of prerequisites and the latest developments in the field. The author begins with a...


Statistical Analysis and Data Mining journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012


Quality and Reliability Engineering International: Special... feature

  • Published Date: Sep 26, 2012

The recent special issue of Quality and Reliability Engineering International, guest edited by Wenbin Wang (University of Science and Technology, Beijing), Philip Scarf (University of Salford) and Shaomin Wu (University of Cranfield) features selected papers presented at the 7th IMA International Conference on Modelling in Industrial Maintenance and Reliability (MIMAR), held at Sidney Sussex College,  University of Cambridge, UK, on 18–19 April 2011. The 10 papers published in this...


Naval Research Logistics journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012


A Practical Guide to Cluster Randomised Trials in Health... book

  • Authors: Sandra Eldridge, Sally Kerry
  • Published Date: Feb 03, 2012

Cluster randomisedtrials are trials in which groups (or clusters) of individuals are randomly allocated to different forms of treatment. In health care, these trials often compare different ways of managing a disease or promoting healthy living, in contrast to conventional randomised trials which randomise individuals to different treatments, classically comparing new drugs with a placebo. They are increasingly common in health services research. This book addresses the statistical, practical, and ethical...


The Health Care Data Guide: Learning from Data for... book

  • Authors: Lloyd P Provost, Sandra Murray
  • Published Date: Oct 28, 2011

The Health Care Data Guide is designed to help students and professionals build a skill set specific to using data for improvement of health care processes and systems. Even experienced data users will find valuable resources among the tools and cases that enrich The Health Care Data Guide. Practical and step-by-step, this book spotlights statistical process control (SPC) and develops a philosophy, a strategy, and a set of methods for ongoing improvement to yield better outcomes. Provost and Murray reveal...

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