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Re: st: ml within ml?


From   "Timothy Dang" <tpondang@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: ml within ml?
Date   Mon, 8 Oct 2007 12:09:37 -0700

Thanks for the pointer, Maarten, and thanks lots, Jeff. That's exactly
what I was hoping for!

-Timothy

On 10/8/07, Jeff Pitblado, StataCorp LP <jpitblado@stata.com> wrote:
> Timothy Dang <tpondang@gmail.com> is trying to use an -ml- based estimation
> comment within another -ml- likelihood evaluator program:
>
> > I'm trying to use -dirifit- within a d0 -ml- evaluation program. At
> > the end of the function when I try to use -mlsum-, I get the message
> > "ml model not found".
> >
> > I'm thinking that using -dirifit- has made Stata forget about the
> > original ml model which called the evaluator in the first place? Does
> > this sound correct? And if so, is there a way to recall that
> > information?
>
> Timothy should look into the -ml hold- and -ml unhold- commands.  They allow
> users the ability to call -ml- recursively.
>
> The help file for -ml hold- provides an example using these tools for fitting
> the negative binomial distribution using the method of profile likelihoods.
>
> --Jeff
> jpitblado@stata.com
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