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(University of Waterloo, 2016-07-22)Estimation of aggregate claim amounts is a fundamental task in Actuarial science, based on which risk theory, ruin theory and reinsurance theory can be studied. Properties, including moments, Laplace transforms, and ...
(University of Waterloo, 2016-07-21)This thesis is concerned with statistical modeling and prediction of disease processes subject to intermittent observation. Times of disease progression are interval-censored when progression status is only known at a ...
(University of Waterloo, 2016-07-21)Solid-phase microextraction (SPME) is a well-known sampling and sample preparation technique used for a wide variety of analytical applications. As there are various complex processes taking place at the time of extraction ...
The Role of Domain II and Domain IV Extracellular Turrets in Determining Ion Selectivity in the T-type Calcium Channel from Lymnaea stagnalis (University of Waterloo, 2016-07-20)The T-type calcium channel from the pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis, LCav3, undergoes alternative splicing in exon 12. Exon 12 codes for the L5 structure (S5-P) in Domain II (DII), which is dubbed the "turret". The turret is ...
(University of Waterloo, 2016-07-20)With the threat of longevity risk to the insurance industry becoming increasingly apparent in recent years, insurers and reinsurers are concerned about how to better model and manage longevity risk. However, modeling and ...