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Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk> |

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Re: st: maximum likelihood estimate of θ for the logarithmic series distribution |

Date |
Sun, 28 Sep 2008 18:34:13 +0100 (BST) |

--- zhang xuan <zhangx_amy@yahoo.com> wrote: > some one told me find the maximum likelihood estimate of θ > for the logarithmic series distribution and construct a 95% > Confidence Interval for θ. there is no sample but i was told that > there is a sample of 100 observations and the sum of the X is 381. if > there is a sample or if i can simulate a sample, it is easy to find > the theta but if there is no sample, can someone help me out? how can > i write a program to estimate the theta and its 95% Confidence > Interval? This looks suspiciously like a homework question. If that is the case than the following quote from the Statalist FAQ applies: "Please do not post homework questions, and please ignore any that are posted." -- Maarten ----------------------------------------- Maarten L. Buis Department of Social Research Methodology Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Boelelaan 1081 1081 HV Amsterdam The Netherlands visiting address: Buitenveldertselaan 3 (Metropolitan), room N515 +31 20 5986715 http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/ ----------------------------------------- * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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