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Developments in extreme value theory, actuarial science and risk analysis discussed
2010-03-29

 
From the left are the organisers of the workshop, Prof Daan de Waal and Frans Koning from the Department of Mathematical Statistics and Actuarial Science at the UFS, and the four international speakers, Prof. Pieter van Gelder (Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands), Prof. Jan Dhaene (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium), Prof. Marc Goovaerts (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) and Prof. Emiliano Valdez (University of Connecticut, USA).
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The Department of Mathematical Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of the Free State (UFS) recently hosted its second annual workshop on “Applications of Statistics and Probability in Energy, Finance and Actuarial Science”.

Talented international experts presented papers on recent developments in extreme value theory, actuarial science and risk analysis. Staff and postgraduate students of the department also presented papers on the topic.

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