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maximum likelihood

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1. (Statistics) the probability of randomly drawing a given sample from a population maximized over the possible values of the population parameters
2. (Statistics) the non-Bayesian rule that, given an experimental observation, one should utilize as point estimates of parameters of a distribution those values which give the highest conditional probability to that observation, irrespective of the prior probability assigned to the parameters
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Phylogenetic trees were reconstructed by using the general time-reversible model of DNA substitution and graphically displayed in a maximum likelihood (ML) tree by the program MEGA 5.
The maximum parsimony analysis produced three equally parsimonious trees (not shown) that were consistent with the maximum likelihood tree (Fig.
In this section we present the logistic regression model with polychotomous response and missing values in some covariate X and show how to estimate the maximum likelihood of its parameters.
number~1,data=number,random=~1|family, ethod="ML") # creates a data files to store the model infomation; lme tells R to use linear mixed-effects model and method ="ML" tells R to use unrestricted maximum likelihood # > summary(diploid) # displays output of the analysis # Example data output: Linear mixed-effects model fit by maximum likelihood Data: number AIC BIC logLik 460.
4] The MLD method detects MIMO-multiplexed signals by comparing the received signals and all possible signals to be transmitted to assess maximum likelihood.
Familial relationships among hybrid individuals from similar locations were assessed using a maximum likelihood approach as implemented in ML-RELATE (Kalinowski et al.
The empirical Bayes method arises from the recognition that [eta] can be estimated from m(y|[eta]) by using the marginal maximum likelihood (MML) estimators or related methods.
Its implementation of advanced technologies, such as a Maximum Likelihood (ML) decoder combined with advanced Forward Error Correction (FEC) scheme and Low Density Parity Check (LDPC), enable it to support up to 300Mbps transmission speeds - more than twice the reach of competing 802.
We employ intervention analysis with transfer function modeling for the full data set and maximum likelihood time-series regression on the pre- and post-event periods.
The WLANPlus chipset includes MIMO technology, featuring advanced coding (LDPC), Maximum Likelihood MIMO detector, market-leading 2.
Based on these views, a computer estimates the location of structures throughout the breast using maximum likelihood expectation maximization, an algorithm co-developed by Brandeis University and MGH.
Free parameters were reduced to the K80 model, and [alpha] values were determined by using a maximum likelihood approach in PAUP*4.

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