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st: Re: maximum likelihood estimation


From   Christopher F Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   st: Re: maximum likelihood estimation
Date   Tue, 3 Feb 2004 07:15:23 -0500

On Feb 3, 2004, at 2:33 AM, David wrote:

   replace `lnf' = -`Xb' -ln(1+exp(-`Xb')) if $ML_y==0
Jeff said this was acceptable syntax. But what is $ML_y ? Is that automatically taken to be the same as $ML_y1? I thought that all $ML globals had to be $ML_y1, $ML_y2, etc. What is the parser doing at this point for those who ran this successfully?

Kit

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