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Re: st: matrix of initial values in ml estimations


From   Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: matrix of initial values in ml estimations
Date   Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:40:26 +0200

On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 4:33 PM, Anisa Shyti wrote:
> Thank you for your reply.  I am using a program that I define, with a
> set of temporary variables etc.
>
> The command I use is the following:
>
> ml model lf wmidwr (alpha: option pl pu r = )(beta: ), technique(nr 6
> dfp 3 bhhh 3) init(0.1 0.1, copy)
> ml maximize,  iterate(160) difficult
>
> Where shall I insert the loops for the initial values?

Something like this :

 forvalues i = 1/9 {
    forvalues j = 1/9 {
        local a = `i'/10
        local b = `j'/10
         ml model lf wmidwr (alpha: option pl pu r = )(beta: ),
technique(nr 6 dfp 3 bhhh 3) init(`a' `b', copy)
         ml maximize,  iterate(160) difficult
    }
 }

-- Maarten

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Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
Germany


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