Casualty Actuarial Society



2006 Winter Forum

Including the Data Management Call Papers and Reports of CAS Research Working Parties Correlations and Dependencies Among All Risk Sources, and Risk Transfer Testing

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Data Management Call Papers

Distinguishing the Forest from the TREES: A Comparison of Tree Based Data Mining Methods
by Richard Derrig, Ph. D. and Louise Francis, FCAS, MAAA

Taming Text: An Introduction to Text Mining
by Louise A. Francis, FCAS, MAAA

Variable Reduction for Predictive Modeling with Clustering
by Robert Sanche, and Kevin Lonergan, FCAS

CAS Research Working Party Reports

The Report of the Research Working Party on Correlations and Dependencies Among All Risk Sources

Risk Transfer Testing of Reinsurance Contracts: Analysis and Recommendations
by The CAS Research Working Party on Risk Transfer Testing

Additional Papers

Estimating Tail Developement Factors: What to do When the Triangle Runs Out
Joseph Boor, FCAS

A Database in 3-D
Alfred D. Commodore, ACAS

Reinsurance Involving Partial Risk Transfer: Addressing the Accounting Difficulties
Spencer M. Gluck, FCAS, MAAA

A Multivariate Bayesian Claim Count Developement Model With Closed Form Posterior and Predictive Distributions
Stephen Mildenhall, FCAS

Incorporating Systematic Risk into the RMK Framework
by Trent R. Vaughn, FCAS

A Portfolio Theory of Market Risk Load
by Yingjie Zhang, FCAS

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