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Title: On the Duality of Assumptions Underpinning the Construction of Life Tables
Author(s): RENSHAW, A.E. , HABERMAN, S. , HATZOPOULOS, P.
Journal: ASTIN Bulletin
Volume: 27    Issue: 1   Date: May 1997   
Pages: 5-22
DOI: 10.2143/AST.27.1.542064

Abstract :
We investigate the implications of a dual approach to the graduation of the force of mortality based on the modelling of the exposures as gamma random variables, as opposed to the modelling of the numbers of deaths as Poisson random variables.

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