Dictionary:Maximum likelihood

ADVERTISEMENT
From SEG Wiki
Revision as of 17:09, 26 February 2017 by Jlnustes (talk | contribs) (Marked this version for translation)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
Other languages:
English • ‎español • ‎中文


The most probable (value). The concept that different probability models generate different samples and that any given sample is more likely to have come from some models than from others. The method requires specification of a probability model, determination of a formula for the likelihood function, and maximization of the likelihood function.