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From |
Maarten Buis <maartenlbuis@gmail.com> |

To |
statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu |

Subject |
Re: st: Incomplete Beta Function |

Date |
Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:44:21 +0100 |

On its own the incomplete beta function is not a model, so you need to tell us more before we can help you. -- Maarten On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 12:12 PM, <nicostat@gmail.com> wrote: > 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 >> >> --------------------------------- >> Maarten L. Buis >> WZB >> Reichpietschufer 50 >> 10785 Berlin >> Germany >> >> http://www.maartenbuis.nl >> --------------------------------- >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ -- --------------------------------- Maarten L. Buis WZB Reichpietschufer 50 10785 Berlin Germany http://www.maartenbuis.nl --------------------------------- * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/resources/statalist-faq/ * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

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