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RE: st: RE: Problems in maximising a likelihood function


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: RE: Problems in maximising a likelihood function
Date   Thu, 15 Jun 2006 21:48:50 +0100

Quite so. I spoke too soon on that detail. 

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

Deepankar Basu
 
> But I cannot clean up the expression for the log likelihood 
> any further.
> As I had said earlier, the log likelihood for each 
> observation is of the
> following form: ln(a+b); where 'a' and 'b' are huge expressions
> involving exponentials, etc. I don't see how I can simplify it any
> further; 

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