2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 02, 2023  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MATH 406 - Statistical Modeling II

Credits: Three (3)
Prerequisite: MATH-371
MATH 406 and ACSC 407 cover the learning objectives from Examination STAM (Short-Term Actuarial Models) of the Society of Actuaries.  Topics include constructing empirical models; estimating the parameters of failure time and loss distribution using different methods such as maximum likelihood method of moments, Kaplan-Meier estimator, Nelson- Aalen estimator and kernel density estimators; determining the acceptability of a fitted model; comparing models using graphical procedures, Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, Chi-square goodness of fit test, likelihood ratio test, Schwarz Bayesian criterion, and Akaike Information criterion.