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Open Actuarial Textbooks Project

The project goal is to have the actuarial community author our textbooks in a collaborative fashion. GitHub provides a natural development environment to achieve this goal. See the Open Actuarial Textbooks Project Site for more information about this project.

Loss Data Analytics

Book Description

Loss Data Analytics is an interactive, online, freely available text.

An Open Book

An up to date version of the book is available in three formats, html, pdf, and epub.

You can download pdf and epub (current and older) versions of the text in our Offline versions of the text.

Short Course

Version 1.0 of an innovative Short Course is now available. This online tutorial contains 34 short videos that review the basic learning objectives of the first five chapters of Loss Data Analytics. Throughout the short course, users can sharpen their understanding of Loss Data Analytics by practicing on exercise tutorials (52 in total) that implement Loss Data Analytics concepts using the R statistical language.

Usage Data

For the book, and many of the supporting projects, we now provide Google Analytics Usage Data. These statistics help to demonstrate the impact of this project on actuarial education.

R Codes for Loss Data Analytics

Development Site

Another site is available for authors, reviewers, and others interested in the project development, our Open Actuarial Textbooks Development Site.

Your Help

As described in our License, anyone can use these files. If you want to help and would like more info, please write Jed Frees Much of our efforts are currently being organized the umbrella of the Astin Academy.

Mission of ASTIN Academy

The mission of the ASTIN Academy is to provide high quality free educational materials in non-life insurance to actuarial students across the world. The Academy is committed to open course development under Creative Commons license and seeks innovation in teaching methodologies and application of technology. Let’s build the future of actuarial education together.