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  • A Simple Monte Carlo Approach to Bayesian Graduation
    available for many years, the recent shift of primary ac- tuarial education from a deterministic to ... methods because the results "don't look right." The primary references in the Bayesian graduation literature ...

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    • Authors: Bradley P Carlin
    • Date: Oct 1992
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods
  • Mortality Investigation with Expected Mortality Estimated at Issue by Use of Persistency Factors
    larger misestimate than should arise if reasonable care is used--would be needed to affect the mortality ... that the procedure may also present a simple and direct way for testing the reasonableness of the results ...

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    • Authors: Ernest J Moorhead
    • Date: Nov 1961
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Experience Studies & Data>Mortality; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods
  • Multidimensional Whittaker-Henderson Graduation with Constraints and Mixed Differences
    Multidimensional Whittaker-Henderson Graduation with Constraints and Mixed Differences In this ... large num- ber of constraints that are needed. Care in setting up the graduation can reduce the number ...

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    • Authors: Walter B Lowrie
    • Date: Oct 1993
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Experience Studies & Data; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods