Why Actuarial Open Source?
- Open source makes actuarial science accessible by turning actuarial jargon and symbols into code which can be understood by a wider audience.
- Open source allows for reproducible research in actuarial science. Open data and non-proprietary computing platforms allow anyone to replicate results, creating transparency and trust in results.
- Open source creates a collaborative space for professionals, academics, and enthusiasts to come together.
Open source software by actuaries
chainladder-pythonActuarial reserving in PythonPython14461
lifelibPython package of actuarial models, tools, examples and learning materials.Jupyter Notebook11234
OasisLMFLoss modelling framework.Python10440
ChainLadderClaims reserving models in RR7161
modelxUse Python like a spreadsheet!Python7014
R_ActuarialEl objetivo de este repositorio es brindar un apoyo a la comunidad interesada en mejorar sus técnicas en el lenguaje de programación R o emprenderlo desde un punto de vista muy aplicado. Un repositorio con códigos de R para aplicaciones actuariales: probabilidad, estadística, riesgo y finanzas.R7013
What people are saying about open source
- Open source is about collaborating; not competing.
- Kelsey Hightower, principal engineer for Google Cloud
- In real open source, you have the right to control your own destiny.
- Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux
- Certainly there's a phenomenon around open source. You know free software will be a vibrant area. There will be a lot of neat things that get done there.
- Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft
- Once open source gets good enough, competing with it would be insane.
- Larry Ellison, founder of Oracle
- Empowerment of individuals is a key part of what makes open source work, since in the end, innovations tend to come from small groups, not from large, structured efforts.
- Tim O'Reilly, founder of O'Reilly Media
- Microsoft was on the wrong side of history when open source exploded at the beginning of the century ... The good news is that, if life is long enough, you can learn that you need to change.
- Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and vice chair