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Term: Maximum Likelihood Method
Last Updated: 2009-02-26
A method used for estimating the parameters of a mathematical model. Given the set of observed data and a probability distribution, it aims at obtaining the most "likely" values of the parameters that maximizes the likelihood function (or the likelihood that a particular population would produce the observed data).
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