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Default SRM Study Tools: New Spring 2020 SRM Study Manual | GOAL Practice Exams | Flashcards

ACTEX Study Manual for SOA Exam SRM - Statistics for Risk Modeling | Spring 2020

Runhuan Feng, Ph.D., FSA, CERA
DaniŽl Linders, Ph.D.
Ambrose Lo, Ph.D., FSA, CERA

Capitalizing on the authors' experience in researching and teaching the associated syllabus topics, this manual aims to help you grasp the material in Exam SRM effectively and efficiently.

It features carefully written expositions interspersed with mnemonics, exam tips, and unique insights into the subject, as well as more than 400 practice problems and their solutions, both original and from relevant past exams. This manual concludes with an original practice exam, including detailed solutions.

Exam SRM includes a number of topics not previously covered in SOA exams including generalized linear models, decision trees, principal components analysis and cluster analysis.

We have streamlined the material in both textbooks to result in more coherent expositions without unnecessary repetition. As far as possible, we have followed the notation in the two texts. You should note that exam questions can freely use symbols in the texts without defining the symbols for you.

Each chapter and section starts by explicitly stating which learning objectives and outcomes of the exam syllabus we are going to cover, to assure you that we are on track and hitting the right target. The learning outcomes of the syllabus are then demystified by precise and concise expositions synthesized from the syllabus readings, helping you acquire a deep and solid understanding of the subject matter. Formulas and results of utmost importance are boxed for easy identification and memorization.

The interpretations and insights we present will foster a genuine understanding of the syllabus material and discourage slavish memorization. At times, we will present brief derivations in the hope that they can help you appreciate the structure of the formulas in question. It is the authorsí belief and personal experience that a solid understanding of the underlying concepts is always conducive to achieving good exam results.

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Achieve Your GOAL with Online Practice Problems & Exams

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GOAL (Guided Online Actuarial Learning) is a fully customizable diagnostic exam prep tool. Tailor your digital study session by choosing between 3 learning and difficulty modes.

Practice: select a topic(s), level of difficulty and begin.
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Simulated Exam: comprehensive exams with predetermined problems withheld from the practice and quiz modes.

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Test Yourself on the go with printed and virtual flashcards.

Virtual flashcards are included with the StudyPlus+ online tools package, which accompanies purchases of the ACTEX Study Manual for SOA Exam SRM.

Flashcards are a valuable study tool for memorizing and learning or anywhere you may choose to study. Arrange and rearrange the cards to focus on the topics you find most difficult. Flashcards cover all of the topics and readings designated on the Exam SRM syllabus.

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This textbook and solutions manual on R programming for actuaries has been designed to cover the learning objectives for the SRM Exam.

This book is written primarily for actuarial students and practitioners who wish to learn the basic fundamentals and applications of modern statistical methods using R programming. It provides data analytic tools utilizing supervised and unsupervised learning, as well as time series and simulation models. Twelve practical case studies demonstrate applications of topics that include generalized linear models, decision trees, principal component analysis and cluster analysis. The case studies connect theory and practice and bridge the gap between academia and industry.

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