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Re: st: Fitting the integral of a unknown function


From   Robert A Yaffee <bob.yaffee@nyu.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Fitting the integral of a unknown function
Date   Fri, 06 Feb 2009 00:57:51 -0500

Tiago,
   Two possible approaches would be adaptive quadrature or markov chain monte carlo
estimation.  Gllamm estimates by the former while Cameron and Trivedi in their new book,
"Microeconomics using Stata" explain the latter on pp. 133-135.
    Regards,
          Bob 

Robert A. Yaffee, Ph.D.
Research Professor
Silver School of Social Work
New York University


Biosketch: http://homepages.nyu.edu/~ray1/Biosketch2008.pdf

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----- Original Message -----
From: Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Thursday, February 5, 2009 4:12 pm
Subject: Re: st: Fitting the integral of a unknown function
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu


> --- On Thu, 5/2/09, Tiago V. Pereira wrote:
> > For every value of X (0 to 1) I have values for Y, giving a
> > non-linear curve. Is it possible to calculate the area under the curve
> > having only these data?
> 
> Does -help integ- do what you want?
> 
> -- Maarten
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