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Descriptor in English: Likelihood Functions
Descriptor in Spanish: Funciones de Verosimilitud
Descriptor in Portuguese: Funções Verossimilhança
Descriptor in French: Fonctions de vraisemblance
Entry term(s): Estimate, Maximum Likelihood
Estimates, Maximum Likelihood
Function, Likelihood
Functions, Likelihood
Likelihood Function
Maximum Likelihood Estimate
Maximum Likelihood Estimates
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
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: usually NIM
History Note: 90
DeCS UI: 24768
Descriptor UI: D016013
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/25
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Likelihood Functions - Preferred
Concept UI M0024477
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Likelihood Functions
Entry term(s) Function, Likelihood
Functions, Likelihood
Likelihood Function
Maximum Likelihood Estimates - Narrower
Concept UI M0024478
Preferred term Maximum Likelihood Estimates
Entry term(s) Estimate, Maximum Likelihood
Estimates, Maximum Likelihood
Maximum Likelihood Estimate



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