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Re: st: My program does not accept more than two args


From   francesco manaresi <manaresi@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: My program does not accept more than two args
Date   Sun, 2 May 2010 11:57:08 +0200

Thank you very much to both: that was my mistake!
f

On Sun, May 2, 2010 at 12:32 AM, Tirthankar Chakravarty
<tirthankar.chakravarty@gmail.com> wrote:
> Try this:
> **************************************************
> sysuse auto, clear
> cap prog drop normreg
> program define normreg
>        version 11.0
>        args lnf mu sigma
>        qui replace `lnf'=log(normalden(($ML_y1-`mu')/`sigma')) ///
>                                                -log(`sigma')
> end
> ml model lf normreg (mean: mpg=weight length) (variance:)
> ml check
> ml max
> **************************************************
>
> T
>
> 2010/5/2 Richard Williams <Williams.NDA@comcast.net>:
>> At 05:04 PM 5/1/2010, francesco manaresi wrote:
>>>
>>> This may be obvious, if so I apologize in advance: I am a newbie in
>>> programming.
>>> I want to implement a maximum-likelihood estimate, but got problems in
>>> letting the program accept more than 2 arguments (in args).
>>> Consider the simplest case: a normal model. The program is:
>>
>> Incidentally, I highly recommend Stata's ML programming book:
>>
>> http://www.stata.com/bookstore/mle.html
>>
>> That page includes links to the programs and data sets used in the book.
>>
>>
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