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Likelihood Functions

Functions constructed from a statistical model and a set of observed data which give the probability of that data for various values of the unknown model parameters. Those parameter values that maximize the probability are the maximum likelihood estimates of the parameters.

Year introduced: 1990

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Tree Number(s): E05.318.740.500.475, E05.318.740.600.400, E05.599.835.500, N05.715.360.750.530.450, N05.715.360.750.625.450, N06.850.520.830.500.475, N06.850.520.830.600.400

MeSH Unique ID: D016013

Entry Terms:

  • Function, Likelihood
  • Functions, Likelihood
  • Likelihood Function
  • Maximum Likelihood Estimates
  • Estimate, Maximum Likelihood
  • Estimates, Maximum Likelihood
  • Maximum Likelihood Estimate
  • Likelihood Ratio Test
  • Test, Likelihood Ratio

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