The recipients of the 2005 Mehr Award were Richard A. Derrig and Kryzysztof M. Ostaszewski for “Fuzzy Techniques of Pattern Recognition in Risk and Claim Classification,” The Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 62, No. 3. (Sep, 1995), pp. 447-482.
Provides an overview of fuzzy pattern recognition techniques and its application in clustering for risk and claims classification. Algorithms for fuzzy classification; Automobile rating territories in Massachusetts; Claim clustering for suspicion of fraud.