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  • Print publication year: 2018
  • Online publication date: November 2018

1 - Introduction to Maximum Likelihood

from Part I - Concepts, Theory, and Implementation


An overview of the basic concepts and components of likelihood-based modelling and introduces the process of maximizing a likelihood. We show that the OLS model can be derived in a likelihood framework.

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Maximum Likelihood for Social Science
  • Online ISBN: 9781316888544
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