After six years on Google’s Blogger platform I migrated my blog to Hugo. Blogger was a great platform to start blogging, it was/ is very easy to set up, and perhaps most importantly I didn’t have to invest time or money to test if I enjoyed writing a blog.
However, over the last year or so, a couple of things started to annoy me so much that I stopped enjoying writing posts on Blogger.
The fifth R in Insurance conference took place at Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique, Paris on 8 June 2017.
This one-day conference focused once more on the wide range of applications of R in insurance, actuarial science and beyond. The conference programme covered topics including reserving, pricing, loss modelling, the use of R in a production environment and also new statistical methods such as big data analysis.
The programme for the 2017 R in Insurance conference in Paris has been published. Talks will discuss new ideas and research with the applications in life and general insurance, from network analysis, reserving, pricing to catastrophe modelling, followed by a conference dinner at the Musée d’Orsay. Registration is open until 22 May.
Agenda 9:00 am - 9:10 am Welcome - Julien Pouget (Directeur de l’ENSAE)
9:10 am - 10:00 am Opening Keynote Session Textual analysis of expert reports to increase knowledge of technological risks - Julie Seguela, Covea 10:00 am - 11:00 am Session 1 - big data 10:00 - 10:20 › Network Analytics in Claims Level Predictive Modelling - Marcela Granados, Ernst & Young
The fifth conference on R in Insurance will be held on 8 June 2017 at ENSAE. ENSAE is the Paris Graduate School for Economics, Statistics and Finance.
The intended audience of the conference includes both academics and practitioners who are active or interested in the applications of R in Insurance.
This one-day conference will focus again on applications in insurance and actuarial science that use R, the lingua franca for statistical computation.
Last Friday the Cologne R user group came together for two talks and a quiz at Eye/o, the company behind Adblock Plus, in Köln-Ehrenfeld. Eye/o were a great host, offering nibbles and drinks to warm up the event and pizza at the end.
Cologne R user meeting at Eye/oThe first talk was given by Jiddu Alexander, a physicist turned freelance data scientist. Jiddu gave an introduction into the tidyverse. He presented the concept of tidy data, and how the tidyverse bundle can be used to manage multiple models.