MATH 6641 3.0 - Winter 2016
Assignment 2
(Due Date: March 28)
Question 1: In a clinical study, 28 patients with cancer of the head and neck did not
respond to chemotherapy. Their survival time in weeks are given in the following:
1.7
7.4+
17.0
8.3
14.0
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Weibull Distribution for
Estimating the Parameters
Paritosh Bhattacharya
Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering & Management, Kolaghat
India
1. Introduction
Today, most electrical energy is generated by burning huge fossil fuels and special w

SURVIVAL MODELS IN
ACTUARIAL WORK
Ashwin Shrivastava 213608633
[email protected]
INTRODUCTION
Survival models are used in actuarial work all the time, especially in life, health and pensions, to model
mortality and longevity risk. Data collected and analy

Definition of Survival and hazard functions:
S (t ) = Prcfw_T > t = 1 F (t )
Prcfw_t < T t + u | T > t f (t )
(t ) = lim
=
u 0
u
S (t )
Relationship between Survival and hazard
functions:
S (t )
log S (t )
f (t )
t
=
=
t
S (t )
S (t )
log S (t )
(t )

MATH 6641 3.0
Take Home Final Exam
March 28, 2016
Due Date: In April 1, 2016 class
Instructions:
1. Answer both questions.
2. If you are using computer to help you to solve some questions, please include hand-in
the appropriate output and the code.
3. You

MATH 6641 3.0 - Winter 2016
Assignment 1
(Due Date: February 12)
Question 1: The data below show survival times (in months) of patients with Hodgkins
disease who were treated with nitrogen mustards. Group A patients received little or no
prior therapy, wh

Brochure
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Statistical Methods for Survival Data Analysis. 4th Edition. Wiley Series in
Probability and Statistics
Description:
Praise for the Third Edition
. . . an easy-to read introd

Survival Models for Actuarial Work
Stephen J. Richards
December 18, 2011
Abstract
This article gives an overview of survival models and their advantages for actuarial work, specifically for modelling mortality and longevity risk. Data collected and
analys