In brief

Full Professor, École d'actuariat (School of Actuarial Science), Université Laval.

Academic training: Doctorat en sciences actuarielles, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland (1999); Maîtrise ès sciences (mathématiques), Université Laval, Québec (1994); Baccalauréat ès sciences (actuariat), Université Laval, Québec (1992).

Teaching and research interests: credibility theory; computational actuarial science with R; loss reserving in casualty insurance; statistical methods in actuarial science; loss distribution modelling.

GitLab: vigou3 — GitHub: vigou3

Distributions of GNU Emacs

Emacs Modified for macOS and Emacs Modified for Windows are distributions of GNU Emacs bundled with a few select packages for LaTeX users and R developers, most notably AUCTeX and ESS.

R documentation and packages


R user of since the 0.9.x days, author and maintainer of the first package dedicated specifically to actuarial computations, trainer in R programming for more than 15 years, I am the author of a whole array of libre documents and presentations (mostly in French) as well as packages such as actuar and expint.

> See the list of my R related projects on GitLab.

LaTeX documentation and packages

I am the author of Rédaction avec LaTeX, an introductory course (in French) for the LaTeX typesetting system prepared for Bibliothèque of Université Laval, of the document class ulthese for theses and memoirs of Université Laval, and of various other LaTeX packages.

> See the list of my LaTeX related projects on GitLab.

Actuarial documentation

My course material (in French) is always released under a libre Creative Commons license.

> See the list of my course material on GitLab.