The latest Actuaries Institute Research Note, 'How COVID-19 has affected Mortality and Morbidity in 2020 & 2021', sheds light on Australia’s experience during the pandemic in a global context.
Earlier this year, the Actuaries Institute, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and the Singapore Actuarial Society hosted a competition on Kaggle to promote development of data analytics talent, especially amongst actuaries. This article discusses the winning solution for the competition. In particular, how the winner derived features, built and evaluated the model which led to the best performance.
In the second of their two-part series on privacy in the age of big data, Taylor Fry’s Stephanie Russell and Jonathan Cohen explore the potential to apply data privacy approaches used in traditional settings to machine learning models.
With the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games currently taking place, Data Analytics Editor Hugh Miller has selected an article from 'The Conversation' that analyses whether disabled athletes can outperform able-bodied athletes.