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Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-10-2018, 01:50 AM
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Posted By whoanonstop
You use all of the data. You've spent time...

You use all of the data. You've spent time testing and cross-validating the parameters to ensure that there isn't overfitting. If the test data happened to be wildly different than the training...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-09-2018, 12:02 PM
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Views: 115,677
Posted By whoanonstop
Welcome to CS 101. -Riley

Welcome to CS 101.

-Riley
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 12-09-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 623
Views: 115,677
Posted By whoanonstop
Uhh, how are you evaluating what the "optimal"...

Uhh, how are you evaluating what the "optimal" complexity parameter is?

I honestly don't know how this package works in R, but in general, a complexity prune will generate "best tree" given a...
Forum: Other / Non-Traditional Employment for Actuaries 12-07-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 427
Posted By whoanonstop
Senior Analyst - League of Legends, Monetization Products

Not sure if I'm allowed to post this, so feel free to beat me up.

While there are a few analyst roles open at Riot Games, this one caters more towards an actuarial / pricing / financial...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-06-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
Let me play devil's advocate here for a second. ...

Let me play devil's advocate here for a second. I honestly don't have enough experience within the actuarial profession to state if this is accurate or not, but I don't doubt that it is true. I'm...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-05-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
If you cook food for your coworkers... I'm in. ...

If you cook food for your coworkers... I'm in.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
Opportunity cost. You can STILL make that...

Opportunity cost.

You can STILL make that insurance game.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
ao fan makes a good point. Your obsession with...

ao fan makes a good point. Your obsession with Pensions is borderline crazy. :)

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
I most definitely agree with this. When...

I most definitely agree with this.

When someone was asking me about data science / actuarial work and fretting over which route they should take I made the comment that: "Hey, be fortunate that...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-04-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
It is always nice to hear people admit to this. ...

It is always nice to hear people admit to this.

Most people try to make up some story about how they were passionate about math and that is why they are in the actuarial profession...

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
The Talos Principle. Puzzle Game. I loved "The...

The Talos Principle. Puzzle Game. I loved "The Witness" and this one was the closest in similarity.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
I don't think I've ever played Pokemon Go. I'm...

I don't think I've ever played Pokemon Go. I'm scared I would get addicted, lol.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
No? -Riley

No?

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
The story is very well crafted and is extremely...

The story is very well crafted and is extremely painful to read. I was not making a jab at the reporter. I was making a jab at insurance companies not being interesting enough to write about and...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
You're allowed to believe me or not, but I meant...

You're allowed to believe me or not, but I meant every word I said. Could you point out the line where I said certain individuals were not problematic? I'm definitely not arguing that there weren't...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-03-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
I don't want to minimize anyone who actually went...

I don't want to minimize anyone who actually went through those problems as I have no reason to doubt the accusations. However, within the areas that I work at the company, I have not noticed...
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-02-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
If you like hunting, maybe. -Riley

If you like hunting, maybe.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 12-01-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
Explaining Ahri to a reporter is harder than just...

Explaining Ahri to a reporter is harder than just saying samurai assassin.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,028
Posted By whoanonstop
I did explicitly say "samurai-assassin" though. ...

I did explicitly say "samurai-assassin" though.

-Riley
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By whoanonstop
Often titled Chief Scientist too. -Riley

Often titled Chief Scientist too.

-Riley
Forum: General Actuarial 11-30-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 179,985
Posted By whoanonstop
You were already a CFO in my eyes once you...

You were already a CFO in my eyes once you started rocking that PS4 trophy card signature.

-Riley
Forum: General Actuarial 11-30-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 179,985
Posted By whoanonstop
If the exams were just as hard, but people could...

If the exams were just as hard, but people could complete them in half the time, there would be a corresponding drop in the market rate due to supply imbalance.

Literally the main barrier for me...
Forum: Careers - Employment 11-30-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,783
Posted By whoanonstop
I think I've mentioned something like this before...

I think I've mentioned something like this before but compensation feels like by percentiles:

Bottom 25% DS << Bottom 25% Actuarial - Exams / Credentials creates perceived value and lower DS are...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-30-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 179,985
Posted By whoanonstop
And for industries outside of insurance, do you...

And for industries outside of insurance, do you think the same holds? I'm pretty sure the top actuaries work at insurance companies, so it seems kind of awkward to compare that to a group of data...
Forum: General Actuarial 11-30-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 179,985
Posted By whoanonstop
I think this is an interesting statement. On what...

I think this is an interesting statement. On what basis can you assume that?

-Riley
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