A B C D E F G H I L M N P Q R S T misc

accountForZeroPayments | A function to take a triangle estimated without considering zero payments, and account for the possibility of zero payments. |

AnnualAggLossDevModelInput-class | The base class for all aggregate models. |

AnnualAggLossDevModelOutput-class | The base output class for all aggregate annual models. |

AnnualAggLossDevModelOutputWithZeros-class | The parent of StandardAnnualAggLossDevModelOutputWithZeros and BreakAnnualAggLossDevModelOutputWithZeros. |

autoregressiveParameter | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the autoregressive parameter for models in BALD. |

autoregressiveParameter-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the autoregressive parameter for models in BALD. |

BALD | A package for robust stochastic loss development. |

BreakAnnualAggLossDevModelInput-class | The final input class for models with a break. |

BreakAnnualAggLossDevModelOutput-class | The final output class for all standard aggregate annual models. |

BreakAnnualAggLossDevModelOutputWithZeros-class | The class to handle incremental payments of zero for the break model. |

calculateProbOfPayment | A function to calculate an empirical vector of the probability of payment. |

calendarYearEffect | A generic function to plot and/or return the predicted and forecast calendar year effects for models in BALD. |

calendarYearEffect-method | A method to plot and/or return predicted and forecast calendar year effects for models in BALD. |

calendarYearEffectAutoregressiveParameter | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the autoregressive parameter for the calendar year effect for models in BALD. |

calendarYearEffectAutoregressiveParameter-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the autoregressive parameter for the calendar year effect for models in BALD. |

calendarYearEffectErrors | A generic function to plot and/or return predicted and forecast calendar year effect errors for models in BALD. |

calendarYearEffectErrors-method | A method to plot and/or return predicted and forecast calendar year effect errors for models in BALD. |

calendarYearEffectErrorTracePlot | A generic function to generate the trace plots for select calendar year effect errors. |

calendarYearEffectErrorTracePlot-method | A method to generate the trace plots for select calendar year effect errors. |

consumptionPath | A generic function to plot and/or return the estimated consumption path vs development year time. |

consumptionPath-method | A method to plot and/or return the estimated consumption path vs development year time for break models. |

consumptionPath-method | A method to plot and/or return the estimated consumption path vs development year time for standard models. |

consumptionPathTracePlot | A generic function to generate the trace plots for select consumption path values. |

consumptionPathTracePlot-method | A method to generate the trace plots for select consumption path values. |

consumptionPathTracePlot-method | A method to generate the trace plots for select consumption path values. |

CPI | Consumer price index (CPI-U) for the United States. |

cumulate | A function to cumulate a triangle. |

CumulativeAutoBodilyInjuryTriangle | An and example of a cumulative loss triangle. |

decumulate | A function to decumulate a triangle. |

degreesOfFreedom | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the degrees of freedom for the Student-t in models in BALD. |

degreesOfFreedom-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the degrees of freedom for the Student-t in models in BALD. |

estimate.priors | A function to estimate priors for the gompertz curve. |

exposureGrowth | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior predicted exposure growth (corresponding to eta in the model). |

exposureGrowth-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior predicted exposure growth (corresponding to eta in the model). |

exposureGrowthAutoregressiveParameter | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the autoregressive parameter for the exposure growth for models in BALD. |

exposureGrowthAutoregressiveParameter-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the autoregressive parameter for the exposure growth for models in BALD. |

exposureGrowthTracePlot | A generic function to generate the trace plots for select exposure growth rates. |

exposureGrowthTracePlot-method | A method to generate the trace plots for select exposure growth rates. |

finalCumulativeDiff | A generic function to plot and/or return the difference between final actual and predicted cumulative payments. |

finalCumulativeDiff-method | A method to plot and/or return the difference between final actual and predicted cumulative payments. |

finalCumulativeDiff-method | A method to plot and/or return the difference between final actual and predicted cumulative payments. |

firstYearInNewRegime | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior change point. |

firstYearInNewRegime-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior change point. |

firstYearInNewRegimeTracePlot | A generic function to generate the trace plot for the posterior change point. |

firstYearInNewRegimeTracePlot-method | A method to generate the trace plot for the posterior change point. |

get.color | A function to get color values. |

getExposureYearLabel | A function to return a "nice" character string for the exposure year label in charts. |

getJagsData | A method to retrieve data for a JAGS model. |

getJagsData-method | A method to create all the needed JAGS input common to both the standard model and the break model. |

getJagsData-method | A method to collect all the needed model input specific to the break model. |

getJagsData-method | A method to collect all the needed model input specific to the standard model. |

getJagsInits | A method to retrieve initial values for a JAGS model. |

getJagsInits-method | A method to collect all the needed initial values common to both the standard model and the break model. |

getJagsInits-method | A method to collect all the needed model initial values unique to the break model. |

getJagsInits-method | A method to collect all the needed initial values unique to the standard model. |

getModelOutputNodes | A method to determine which JAGS nodes the output object is expecting. |

getModelOutputNodes-method | A method to determine which JAGS nodes the output object is expecting. |

getPaymentNoPaymentMatrix | A function to turn a matrix of incremental payments into zero or ones depending upon whether a payment is positive. |

getTriDim | A generic function to get the dimension of the observed triangle. |

getTriDim-method | A method to get the dimension of the observed triangle. |

gompertz | The gompertz function. |

gompertzParameters | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the parameters for the gompertz curve which describes the probability of payment. |

gompertzParameters-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the parameters for the gompertz curve which describes the probability of payment. |

HPCE | Health Care price index for the United States. |

IncrementalGeneralLiablityTriangle | An and example of an incremental incurred loss triangle. |

lossDevelopmentFactors | A generic function to plot and/or return a table of predicted age-to-age loss development factors (or link ratios). |

lossDevelopmentFactors-method | A method to plot and/or return a table of predicted age-to-age loss development factors (or link ratios). |

LossDevModelInput-class | The base input class for all models in BALD. |

LossDevModelOutput-class | The base output class for all models in BALD. |

lossDevOptions | Options for BALD. |

makeBreakAnnualInput | Create an Object of class BreakAnnualAggLossDevModelInput. |

makeStandardAnnualInput | Create an Object of class StandardAnnualAggLossDevModelInput. |

mcmcACF | A generic function to plot autocorrelations found in the MCMC samples for select parameters. |

mcmcACF-method | A method to plot autocorrelations found in the MCMC samples for select parameters. |

mcmcACF-method | A method to plot autocorrelations found in the MCMC samples for select parameters. |

MCPI | Medical Care price index for the United States. |

meanExposureGrowth | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the mean exposure growth for models in BALD. |

meanExposureGrowth-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the mean exposure growth for models in BALD. |

myLibPath | Installation Library of the Package. |

myPkgName | Current Name of the Package. |

newNodeOutput | A method to construct new object of type NodeOutput. |

NodeOutput-class | A class to hold JAGS output. |

numberOfKnots | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior number of knots. |

numberOfKnots-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior number of knots. |

numberOfKnots-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior number of knots. |

PCE | Personal Consumption Expenditure (PCE) for the United States. |

plot.density.and.or.trace | A rather generic function to plot diagnostics for a single node (a one-dimensional node or a single slot from a multi-dimensional node). |

plot.top.bottom | A function to plot a top and bottom graph on the same chart. |

plot.top.middle.bottom | A function to plot a top, middle, and bottom graph on the same chart. |

plot.trace.plots | A rather generic function to plot (multiple) trace plots in one call on one graph. |

predictedPayments | A generic function to plot predicted vs actual payments for models from the BALD package. |

predictedPayments-method | A method to plot predicted vs actual payments for models from the BALD package. |

predictedPayments-method | A method to plot predicted vs actual payments for models from the BALD package. |

probablityOfPayment | A generic function to plot the probability of a payment. |

probablityOfPayment-method | A method to plot the probability of a payment. |

QQPlot | A generic function to plot a Q-Q plot for models in the BALD package. |

QQPlot-method | A method to plot a Q-Q plot for models in the BALD package. |

rateOfDecay | A generic function to plot and/or return the esimtated rate of decay vs development year time. |

rateOfDecay-method | A method to plot and/or return the esimtated rate of decay vs development year time for break models. |

rateOfDecay-method | A method to plot and/or return the esimtated rate of decay vs development year time for standard models. |

rateOfDecayTracePlot | A generic function to plot the trace plots for select rate of decay values. |

rateOfDecayTracePlot-method | A method to generate the trace plots for select rate of decay values. |

rateOfDecayTracePlot-method | A method to generate the trace plots for select rate of decay values. |

runLossDevModel | A generic function to run models in BALD. |

runLossDevModel-method | A method to run models in BALD. |

scaleParameter | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the scale parameter for the Student-t measurement equation for models in BALD. |

scaleParameter-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the scale parameter for the Student-t measurement equation for models in BALD. |

setGenericVerif | A Safe Version of setGeneric. |

skewnessParameter | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the skewness parameter for models in BALD. |

skewnessParameter-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the skewness parameter for models in BALD. |

slot-method | A method to override the behavoir of the function slot. |

StandardAnnualAggLossDevModelInput-class | The final input class for models without a break. |

StandardAnnualAggLossDevModelOutput-class | The final output class for all standard aggregate annual models. |

StandardAnnualAggLossDevModelOutputWithZeros-class | The class to handle incremental payments of zero for the standard model. |

standardDeviationForScaleInnovation | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the standard deviation for the innovation in the scale parameter for models in BALD. |

standardDeviationForScaleInnovation-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the standard deviation for the innovation in the scale parameter for models in BALD. |

standardDeviationOfCalendarYearEffect | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the standard deviation of the calendar year effect for models in BALD. |

standardDeviationOfCalendarYearEffect-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the standard deviation of the calendar year effect for models in BALD. |

standardDeviationOfExposureGrowth | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the standard deviation of the exposure growth rate for models in BALD. |

standardDeviationOfExposureGrowth-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the standard deviation of rhe exposure growth rate for models in BALD. |

standardDeviationVsDevelopmentTime | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior estimated standard deviation by development year. |

standardDeviationVsDevelopmentTime-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior estimated standard deviation by development year. |

stochasticInflation | A generic function to plot and/or return predicted and forecast stochastic inflation rates for models in BALD. |

stochasticInflation-method | A method to plot and/or return predicted and forecast stochastic inflation rates for models in BALD. |

stochasticInflationRhoParameter | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the stochastic inflation rho parameter for models in BALD. |

stochasticInflationRhoParameter-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the stochastic inflation rho parameter for models in BALD. |

stochasticInflationStationaryMean | A generic function to plot and/or return the posterior of the stochastic inflation stationary mean for models in BALD. |

stochasticInflationStationaryMean-method | A method to plot and/or return the posterior of the stochastic inflation stationary mean for models in BALD. |

tailFactor | A generic function to plot and/or return the predicted tail factors for a specific attachment point. |

tailFactor-method | A method to plot and/or return the predicted tail factors for a specific attachment point. |

tailFactor-method | A method to plot and/or return the predicted tail factors for a specific attachment point. |

tailFactor-method | A method to plot and/or return the predicted tail factors for a specific attachment point. |

tailFactor-method | A method to plot and/or return the predicted tail factors for a specific attachment point. |

triResi | A generic function to plot and/or return residuals for models in the BALD package. |

triResi-method | A method to plot and/or return residuals for models in the BALD package. |

.onLoad | Intialize the Namespace. |