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st: RE: infiniy


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: RE: infiniy
Date   Wed, 16 Oct 2002 15:54:59 +0100

Clara
> 
> Hello! I want to make a regresion by maximum likelihood 
> estimation, the
> function has included a join cumulative distribution fuction.
> 
> so, i give to program the follow instruction:
> 
> binorm(h,k,p) as in the manual of stata.
> 
> My problem is that h = infinity (Math) and I do not know 
> how i can give this instruction.
 
I think the answer is that you don't need to. 
Any arbitrarily large number will do, as the 
tail probabilities are negligible -- once you 
are far enough out in the tail. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 
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