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.
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.
Syllabus in STK3100/STK4100-f15:
The following material in de Jong and Heller: 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.
The following material im Zuur et al.: Chapter 5: sections 5.1-5.9, chapter 6: section 6.1, chapter 13: sections 13.1, 13.2.1, 126.96.36.199, 13.2.3 and 13.3.
The problems discussed in the course and the two mandatory requirements will also be 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.