Actuarial science is a discipline that uses mathematics and statistics to assess risk. The mathematics involved in actuarial science includes probability, statistics, finance, life insurance mathematics, and more.

Actuarial science is a discipline that uses mathematics and statistics to assess risk. The mathematics involved in actuarial science includes probability, statistics, finance, life insurance mathematics, computer science and more.

Originally, actual science used deterministic models in the construction of tables and premiums. It has gone through revolutionary changes since the proliferation of high-speed computers and the union of stochastic actuarial models with modern financial theory.

To be used with more specific tags, such as finance, statistics and computer-science. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actuarial_science for more information.