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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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The OLS estimates of the parameters are used as initial values for the maximum likelihood estimates of the parameters.
Maximum likelihood estimates indicated that some percentage of winter landings in all three zones originated from the Atlantic stock in both study years.
i) Poisson[Mathematical Expression Omitted], where [Mathematical Expression Omitted] is the maximum likelihood estimate of [Lambda] (which is just equal to the observed value of N).
The maximum likelihood estimate of abundance of males with the use of model 2 (Table 2) was 20% higher for all releases (16.
The well-known bias of the conditional maximum likelihood estimate has been troublesome for this reason.
The means of the 5,000 maximum likelihood estimates of the common pollutant effects were approximately unbiased and consistent estimators of the common national effects of the pollutants.
The maximum likelihood estimates of the parameters in the Cobb-Douglas stochastic frontier profit model defined equation 6, given the specification for profit inefficiency effects defined by equation 8, were obtained using a computer programme, Frontier 4.
Table 2 shows the maximum likelihood estimates in the context of its productive efficiency.
To estimate the parameters for the Student distribution, we use maximum likelihood estimates.
Table 1: Maximum Likelihood Estimates for Total Non-Fuel Imports (a) Model (I) Equation Probit Gravity Intercept -7.
Cytel developers have incorporated Firth's penalized maximum likelihood estimates -- a major improvement in logistic regression modeling.
Maximum Likelihood Estimates of Output Equation Lag Coefficients Anticipated M1 Growth Unanticipated M1 Growth Lag Coeff.

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