1. Piet de Jong and Gilland Z. Heller: Generalized linear models for insurance data, 2008. Cambrigde University Press. ISBN: 978-0-521-87914-9. Homepage.
The following material is part of the syllabus: Chapter 1-7, chapter 8: sections 8.1-8.2 and chapter 9: sections 9.1 and 9.2
The details about implementing the SAS-procedures are not part of the syllabus.
2. Zuur et al: Mixed Effects Models and Extensions in Ecology with R, 2009. Springer. ISBN: 978-0-387-87457-9. Available as electronic book.
The following material is part of the syllabus: Chapter 5: sections 5.1-5.10, chapter 6: section 6.1, chapter 13: sections 13.1, 13.2.1, 22.214.171.124, 13.2.3 and 13.3.
The problems that have been discussed in the course and the two mandatory requirements are also part of the syllabus.
For those wanting an introduction to The R-language, which is the software that will be used in the course, the following book is recommended: Peter Dalgaard: Introductory Statistics with R. Springer Verlag ISBN--13: 978-0387-95457-2.