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Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics Today, 12:37 AM
Replies: 406
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Posted By ARodOmaha
Is the Microsoft snipping tool going to be...

Is the Microsoft snipping tool going to be available on the exam? How else can we copy resulting calculations to Word?
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 11-13-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
I'd like to write down whatever comes to mind,...

I'd like to write down whatever comes to mind, such as things to do, which columns are the most useful, comparison of AIC values, etc.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 11-13-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
One thing that concerns me is there is no mention...

One thing that concerns me is there is no mention of paper and pencil being provided. I'm probably in the minority, but I'm more efficient when I can write stuff down on paper. I realize there is...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 11-11-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
Question #290: At the exam, are we provided...

Question #290:

At the exam, are we provided a list of the libraries we can use? I plan on starting my exam with: library(ggplot2), library(randomForest), library(rpart), ...

I would be very...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 11-08-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
Follow-up to my prior post: At first I...

Follow-up to my prior post:

At first I thought we could pick our favorite two methods and run with them. However, the "Sample Project" word doc, report deliverables #4 says:

"Two models will...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 11-05-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By ARodOmaha
If the set.seed confuses you, then just always...

If the set.seed confuses you, then just always use the same number (1,000). But you likely need to declare it a few times because certain functions reset it. Run it once before a random forest,...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 11-05-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 643
Posted By ARodOmaha
The correct answer is 42.

The correct answer is 42.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 10-11-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
Registration for the exam sitting should be near....

Registration for the exam sitting should be near. According to SOA:

"A link to the exam registration page will be found at specific intervals in the PA e-Learning modules. These links will be...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 10-08-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
http://instruction.bus.wisc.edu/jfrees/jfreesbooks...

http://instruction.bus.wisc.edu/jfrees/jfreesbooks/Regression%20Modeling/BookWebDec2010/data.html

Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but all of the possible data for the project is contained in this...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 10-05-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
That's my goal, but Module 6 has bogged me down. ...

That's my goal, but Module 6 has bogged me down. Hopefully I can finish in 2-3 weeks.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 09-26-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,918
Posted By ARodOmaha
Well today is hump day. That means you're...

Well today is hump day. That means you're starting tomorrow.
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 09-25-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
The sample solution is now available on Slide 21...

The sample solution is now available on Slide 21 of Module 9.

Quote: "For this sample project, the creators did not consider the fact that only five hours would be available."

Do we need to...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 09-20-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
I had no prior R experience. I've been doing...

I had no prior R experience. I've been doing every exercise in "R for Everyone" and within the modules by re-typing the code. It's not bad. Think of it as the replacement for having to memorize...
Forum: Probability 09-18-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By ARodOmaha
Couple questions: (1) Are you assuming that...

Couple questions: (1) Are you assuming that Saturday is a work day? If it isn't a work day, then the employee wouldn't call in, so the probability is zero. If the employee is calling in on their...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 09-17-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
:bunny:

:bunny:
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 09-17-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
:viola:

:viola:
Forum: Statistics for Risk Modeling 09-13-2018, 03:14 PM
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Views: 351
Posted By ARodOmaha
First

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 08-30-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
I'm currently on Chapter 5, General Loss Models,...

I'm currently on Chapter 5, General Loss Models, in the Actex manual. Since I'm ahead of schedule, I was still going to skim through Chapter 6 Time Series; nothing to lose by doing so. I figure...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 08-27-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
Overachiever. I am currently on Module 4 and...

Overachiever.

I am currently on Module 4 and also on Chapter 4 of 10 of the Actex manual. Based on the syllabus, it appears that Modules 6-8 contain the bulk of the useful material--general...
Forum: Exam PA: Predictive Analytics 08-21-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,021
Posted By ARodOmaha
Yeah, it gets the point across and it's easy...

Yeah, it gets the point across and it's easy enough to read. I would recommend it.
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 08-20-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 100,099
Posted By ARodOmaha
Felicidades

Felicidades
Forum: MAS-II 08-20-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 94,386
Posted By ARodOmaha
Felicidades

Felicidades
Forum: Short-Term Actuarial Math 08-20-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 100,099
Posted By ARodOmaha
That was Exam P. First time was a 5, before I...

That was Exam P. First time was a 5, before I realized how to study for actuarial exams.
Forum: MAS-II 08-20-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 94,386
Posted By ARodOmaha
That was Exam P. First time was a 5, before I...

That was Exam P. First time was a 5, before I realized how to study for actuarial exams.
Forum: MAS-II 08-20-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 94,386
Posted By ARodOmaha
I was a little disappointed with my 8. My goal...

I was a little disappointed with my 8. My goal was a 7 so I could have a transcript of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. I now only have PA to fill in the gap.

:horse:
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