By Harry H. Panjer (ed.)

Those lecture notes from the 1985 AMS brief direction learn numerous issues from the modern idea of actuarial arithmetic. contemporary explanation within the techniques of likelihood and information has laid a miles richer starting place for this conception. different components that experience formed the speculation contain the continued advances in laptop technology, the flourishing mathematical concept of chance, advancements in stochastic tactics, and up to date progress within the concept of finance. In flip, actuarial innovations were utilized to different components corresponding to biostatistics, demography, fiscal, and reliability engineering

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In this section we discuss these relationships between modularity and learning and we contrast Hinton and Becker's architecture with another recently proposed modular connectionist architecture. In situating the problem of modularity and learning in a larger context it is useful to distinguish between two kinds of computational processes: convergent processes and divergent processes. Convergent computation involves taking data in different channels or different formats and integrating them into a common channel or format.

Such replication of effort is the limiting case of convergent computation. It is also possible to conceive of learning algorithms for modular networks in which the emphasis is on divergent computation. Jacobs, Jordan, Nowlan, and Hinton (1991) describe a supervised learning algorithm for multi-network architectures in which the modules learn to compute different functions of a single input vector. The assumptions on which the architecture is based are different from Hinton and Becker's proposal, reflecting the differing nature of divergent and convergent computation.

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