actuar: Actuarial functions

Additional actuarial science functionality, mostly in the fields of loss distributions, risk theory (including ruin theory), simulation of compound hierarchical models and credibility theory. The package also features 17 new probability laws commonly used in insurance, most notably heavy tailed distributions.

Version: 1.1-6
Depends: R (≥ 2.6.0)
Imports: stats, graphics
Suggests: MASS
Published: 2013-01-13
Author: Vincent Goulet, S├ębastien Auclair, Christophe Dutang, Xavier Milhaud, Tommy Ouellet, Louis-Philippe Pouliot, Mathieu Pigeon
Maintainer: Vincent Goulet <vincent.goulet at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
Citation: actuar citation info
Materials: NEWS
In views: Distributions, Finance
CRAN checks: actuar results


Reference manual: actuar.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to actuar
Complete formulas used by coverage
Credibility theory
Loss distributions modeling
Risk and ruin theory
Simulation of compound hierarchical models
Package source: actuar_1.1-6.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: actuar_1.1-6.tgz, r-oldrel: actuar_1.1-6.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: actuar_1.1-6.tgz
Old sources: actuar archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: ActuDistns, lbiassurv, mombf
Reverse imports: BTSPAS, ChainLadder, eggCounts, PResiduals, ReliabilityTheory
Reverse suggests: fitdistrplus, GeneralizedHyperbolic, HyperbolicDist, IPSUR, PhaseType