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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...

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Model Building in Mathematical Programming published in... feature

  • Authors: H.P. Williams
  • Published Date: Apr 04, 2013

A fifth edition of the widely read Model Building in Mathematical Programming has just been published. The first edition was published in 1978. In this article, H.P. Williams explains his original motivation and objectives in writing the book, how it has been modified and updated over the years, what is new in this edition and why it has maintained its relevance and popularity over the years.

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Risk Management and Insurance Review journal

  • Published Date: Nov 20, 2012

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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...

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Canadian Journal of Statistics journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012

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Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice journal

  • Published Date: Nov 19, 2012

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"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...

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Sampling, 3rd Edition book

  • Authors: Steven K. Thompson
  • Published Date: Mar 06, 2012

Praise for the Second Edition "This book has never had a competitor. It is the only book that takes a broad approach to sampling . . . any good personal statistics library should include a copy of this book." —Technometrics "Well-written . . . an excellent book on an important subject. Highly recommended." —Choice "An ideal reference for scientific researchers and other professionals who use sampling." —Zentralblatt Math Features new developments in the field combined with all...

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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...

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Mathematische Nachrichten journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012

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Tutorial in Biostatistics available from Statistics in... news

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Dec 13, 2012

A tutorial in biostatistics is now available to download in Early View from Statistics in Medicine, where articles are published online before they are allocated to an issue.

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Biometrical Journal journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012

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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.

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Mathematical Finance journal

  • Published Date: Oct 15, 2012

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Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012

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A Helicopter Experiment by George E.P. Box, Søren Bisgaard... video

  • Authors: George E.P. Box, Søren Bisgaard and Conrad A. Fung
  • Published Date: Jun 19, 2013

In 1990, the late Professor George E.P. Box, together with Søren Bisgaard and Conrad A. Fung put together a series of training videos on the subject of Designing Industrial Experiments.

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WIREs Computational Statistics journal

  • Published Date: Jul 30, 2012

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Statistical Truisms in the Age of Big Data feature

  • Authors: Kirk Borne
  • Published Date: Jun 19, 2013

Does Big Data make Statistics obsolete? Of course not! But, many are now suggesting it (1). We address here some of the causes and consequences of this way of thinking. Specifically, we examine some of the basic tenets of elementary statistics that are easy to forget and/or to cast aside when analyzing large comprehensive “full-population” datasets.

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Complexity journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012

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Some Easter statistics for you news

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Mar 29, 2013

• In 2012, a survey by ComRes found that 90% of Christians think that children today know less about Easter than compared to thirty years before. • 77% of Christians believe that Easter is more important than Christmas. • According to a survey by Chocolate Manufacturers Association, Switzerland has the highest consumption of chocolate in the world at 22.36 pounds per person, followed by Austria with 20.13 pounds and Ireland with 19.47 pounds. 16 of the top 20 countries are European with the UK in 7th...

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