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