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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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Naval Research Logistics journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012

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Mathematical Finance journal

  • Published Date: Oct 15, 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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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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Handbook of Monte Carlo Methods book

  • Authors: Dirk P. Kroese, Thomas Taimre, Zdravko I. Botev
  • Published Date: Apr 01, 2011

A comprehensive overview of Monte Carlo simulation that explores the latest topics, techniques, and real-world applications More and more of today’s numerical problems found in engineering and finance are solved through Monte Carlo methods. The heightened popularity of these methods and their continuing development makes it important for researchers to have a comprehensive understanding of the Monte Carlo approach. Handbook of Monte Carlo Methods provides the theory, algorithms, and applications...

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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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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.

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Presenting Data: Understanding the User by RSS Treasurer Ed... video

  • Authors: Ed Swires-Hennessy
  • Published Date: Jan 14, 2013

Ed Swires-Hennessy was a member of the Government Statistical Service (GSS) of the United Kingdom for almost 40 years. He was also a consultant to the Project Board of the National Statistics website and served on the Council of the Royal Statistical Society from June 2001 to December 2007. He was awarded the West Medal by the Society in 2003 for his contribution to dissemination, teaching – locally, nationally and internationally – and his Internet work. Though he has left the Society’s Council, he...

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Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics journal

  • Published Date: Jul 18, 2012

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“I hope that my most exciting work lies in the future”: An... feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Feb 01, 2013

At last year’s Joint Statistical Meeting in San Diego, Joseph Gastwirth, Professor of Statistics and Economics at George Washington University won the prestigious Gottfried E. Noether Senior Scholar Award for ‘outstanding contributions to the theory, applications, and teaching of nonparametric statistics’ (Amstat News, 1st October 2012). Throughout his outstanding career, Professor Gastwirth has taught at many reputable institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard...

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Mathematische Nachrichten journal

  • Published Date: Oct 16, 2012

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A Practical Guide to Critical Thinking: Deciding What to Do... book

  • Authors: David Hunter
  • Published Date: Jul 10, 2009

A practical introduction to critical thinking across various disciplines Knowing how to think critically about what to believe and what to do is essential for success in both academic and professional environments. A Practical Guide to Critical Thinking introduces readers to the concepts, methods, and standards for thinking critically about reasons and arguments in virtually any area of practice. While most literature on critical thinking focuses on its formal applications within philosophy, this book...

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International Journal of Economic Theory journal

  • Published Date: May 01, 2013

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London 2012 Olympics: recent articles in Significance feature

  • Published Date: Jul 24, 2012

With London 2012 fever gripping the nation and only 3 days to go before the Olympics Opening Ceremony (though the very first event, the women's football, kicks off proceedings tomorrow at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff when Great Britain take on New Zealand) we highlight some of the Olympics-themed articles published in Significance in recent months.

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The Theory That Will Never Die feature

  • Authors: Sharon Bertsch McrGrayne
  • Published Date: Feb 17, 2014

After the 250th anniversary of Bayes' theorem was celebrated last year, Sharon Bertsch McGrayne, the author of The Theory That Would Not Die presents the talk she gave at the Bayes 250 Day in December and ends with a tribute to the late Professor Dennis Lindley. Although many know about the sea change that attitudes toward Bayes’ rule have undergone since 1990, few realize how fashionable and politically correct it has suddenly become in certain prominent areas of American popular culture. Bayes was...

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Risk Management and Insurance Review journal

  • Published Date: Nov 20, 2012

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Methods of Multivariate Analysis, 3rd Edition book

  • Authors: Alvin C. Rencher, William F. Christensen
  • Published Date: Jul 27, 2012

Praise for the Second Edition "This book is a systematic, well-written, well-organized text on multivariate analysis packed with intuition and insight . . . There is much practical wisdom in this book that is hard to find elsewhere."—IIE Transactions Filled with new and timely content, Methods of Multivariate Analysis, Third Edition provides examples and exercises based on more than sixty real data sets from a wide variety of scientific fields. It takes a "methods" approach to...

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The Forex Market in 2013: A Statistical Anomaly feature

  • Authors: Digital Media Circle
  • Published Date: Mar 19, 2014

In recent weeks in which the US Dollar (USD) has both soared and swooped against rival currencies, it is worth pausing for a moment and considering what has been an incredible year for the foreign exchange. After prolonged recession in the eurozone, the short-term shut-down of the federal government and subsequent bursts of robust economic growth, this period of reflection may be just what investors need to regain the composure and develop an effective, forward-thinking strategy.

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“Statisticians are the modern explorers.” An interview with... feature

  • Authors: Statistics Views
  • Published Date: Jun 07, 2013

In the New Year’s Honours List for 2013, Professor David J. Hand was awarded an OBE for services to research and innovation. Earlier this year he was also appointed as a non-executive director of the UK Statistics Authority for a period of three years. Professor Hand is currently Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Imperial College, London. He was previously Professor of Statistics at Imperial College (1999-2011) during which time he was also Head of the Mathematics in Banking and Finance Programme...

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