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Re: st: Incomplete Beta Function


From   nicostat@gmail.com
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Incomplete Beta Function
Date   Mon, 18 Feb 2013 11:12:54 +0000

Thanks Maarteen,
yes  I need to estimate the parameters a and b of this beta incomplete
function by ml.
Thanks
Catia

2013/2/18 Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com>:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 9:15 PM,  <nicostat@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would like to estimate incomplete Beta function such as this below
>> trough maximum likelihood I can performance this in Stata?
>>
>> (y*/50) = I (a, b)
>> where I(a, b) is the incomplete Beta function ratio with parameters a and b.
>
> What is your question? Do you want to incomplete Beta function? Than
> type in Stata: -findit incomplete beta function-. Do you want to
> estimate the paramters a and b? Than you need to write down your
> log-likelihood function and use -ml- to maximize that. In that case
> you will want to have access to:
> <http://www.stata.com/bookstore/maximum-likelihood-estimation-stata/>.
>
> -- Maarten
>
>
>
> -- Maarten
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