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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 estimator method was Maximum Likelihood Estimator.
* We have shown that the sup-norm of the penalty function for the optimal choice is clearly smaller than the one corresponding to the Maximum Likelihood Estimator (MLE) choice (i.e., [a.sub.k] = k/n, k = 0,..., n; see Figure 1.1), especially for small values of n.
Severo, "An approximation for the maximum likelihood estimator of the infection rate in the simple stochastic epidemic," Biometrika, vol.
Acronyms GW: Generalized Weibull EW: Exponentiated Weibull MOW: Marshall-Olkin Weibull EPW: Extended Poisson-Weibull GG: Generalized gamma MLE: Maximum likelihood estimator PDF: Probability density function CDF: Cumulative distribution function TTT: Total Time on Test KS: Kolmogorov-Smirnov AIC: Akaike Information Criterion AICC: Corrected Akaike Information Criterion SD: Standard deviation CI: Confidence interval.
Table 1: Maximum Likelihood Estimator's for Double Weibull Distribution and Weibull Distribution.
Based on the results presented in Sections 4.1 and 4.2, we observe that both the CLEAN-based estimator and the NN-based estimator outperform the maximum likelihood estimator.
By the invariance property of MLE's, it follows that the maximum likelihood estimator of the variance is given by:
Therefore, we propose an enhancement over Memory-1 ISI cancellation scheme by augmenting it with a maximum likelihood estimator for [lambda].
A fitting method is developed in "The Penalized Maximum Likelihood Estimator and Risk Measure Estimators" section and it is applied to simulated data in the "Demonstration of the Dynamic Approaches Based on Simulated Data" section in the Appendix.
The Banker and Maindiratta (1992) model provides a maximum likelihood estimator using the Afriat conditions to maintain the axioms of DEA.
As the tree map D is determined, the optimal probability formula producing the maximum likelihood estimator can be expressed as [bar.pr] = Er / LrRr.

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