Accession Number : AD0623070


Title :   A NOTE ON MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD,


Corporate Author : JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD


Personal Author(s) : Watson,G. S.


Report Date : JUN 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 4


Abstract : An inequality derived by elementary matrix algebra, is applied to show that the maximum likelihood estimation is a dispersion matrix. A comment is made on the use of instrumental variables. (Author)


Descriptors :   (*MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, S MATRIX), (*S MATRIX, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION), (*STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS)), INEQUALITIES


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE