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ACTSC 331 – LIFE CONTINGENCIES 1, WINTER 2009 Instructor: Jun Cai, MC 6014, 519-888-4567 ext. 36990, jcai@uwaterloo.ca Instructor’s Office Hours: 14:30 – 15:20, Tuesday and Thursday, MC 6014. Course Webpage: The course webpage is in the UW – ACE. Teaching Assistants: To be announced on the course webpage. Textbook: The primary reference will be the lecture notes given in class, which will be based on selected topics from the required textbook – Actuarial Mathematics (Second Edition) by Bowers, N.L., Gerber, H.U., Hickman, J.C., Jones, D.A., and Nesbitt, C.J. Classes: Three 50-minute lectures are scheduled each week at 14:30 – 15:20 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in MC 4045. Tutorials: One 50-minute tutorial is scheduled each week at 15:30 – 16:20 on Wednesday in MC 4045. Tutorials will be held in the weeks from January 12 to April 3. In each tutorial, several tutorial questions or examples will be discussed and solved. Suggested Exercises: There are no assignments to be handed in. The suggested exercises
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Unformatted text preview: from the textbook will be listed on the course webpage. Answers to the suggested exercises are given in the Appendix of the textbook. Both the tutorial questions and the suggested exercises are important parts of this course. Course Assessment: The nal grade for the course is based on three tests ( 36% ) in tu-torial times and a 2.5-hour nal exam ( 64% ) during the regular exam period at the end of the term. The tests are scheduled as follows. Locations for the tests will be announced on the course webpage. Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Date Wednesday, January 28 Wednesday, February 25 Wednesday, March 25 Time 15:30 16:20 15:30 16:20 15:30 16:20 Topics of the Course and the Relevant Chapters in the Textbook: Benet reserves for special insurances (Chapter 7) Benet reserves for general insurances (Chapter 8) Multiple life functions (Chapter 9) Multiple decrement models (Chapter 10) Applications of multiple decrement theory (Chapter 11)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2010 for the course ACTSC 331 taught by Professor David during the Spring '09 term at Waterloo.

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