On the implementation of profile likelihood methods

by Thomas J. DiCiccio

Publisher: University of Toronto, Dept. of Statistics in Toronto, Ont

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementby Tom DiCiccio and Robert Tibshirani.
SeriesTechnical report -- no. 9107, Technical report (University of Toronto. Dept. of Statistics) -- no. 9107
ContributionsTibshirani, Robert.
LC ClassificationsQA276.74 .D55 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. --
Number of Pages27
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Open LibraryOL18439540M

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Aug 18,  · The estimation of the unknown variance function is thus of independent interest in many applications. However, quasi-likelihood-based methods are not well suited to this task. This paper presents several likelihood-based inferential methods for the Tweedie compound Poisson mixed model that enable estimation of the variance function from the clubhipicbanyoles.com by: The marginal likelihood is the primary method to eliminate nuisance parameters in theory. It's a true likelihood function (i.e. it's proportional to the (marginal) probability of the observed data). The partial likelihood is not a true likelihood in general. However, in some cases it can be treated as a likelihood for asymptotic inference. The profile log-likelihood for is. Under certain conditions, the profile log-likelihood may be used just like any other log-likelihood. Also, the maximum profile likelihood estimate is equal to the overall maximum likelihood estimate. Example: Suppose is the parameter of interest. Then, the log-likelihood is. Project Managers' Profile Influence on Design and Implementation of Cost Monitoring and Control Systems for Construction Projects: /ch “Cost Monitoring and Control Systems” (CMCS), are important for every construction project, in order to keep cost at completion, within budget. Uniqueness ofCited by: 4.

Sep 11,  · In spite of the fact that the - plication of nonparametric techniques in time series can be traced back to the s at least, there still exists healthy and justi?ed skepticism about the capability of nonparametric methods in time series analysis. The first classical likelihood method proposed for this situation is called the sequential probability ratio test (SPRT) and it is based on the likelihood function. (This method is very rarely implemented because it is impractical in the clinical setting, but is important for historical reasons.) Let's review this method in general terms here.

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Much of the current implementation research has focused on the effectiveness of different implementation approaches, methods development, training systems for providers, financing and policy changes, and emerging approaches such as learning collaboratives and the use of technology as a driver of dissemination and implementation.

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Chapter 3 The Profile Likelihood The Profile Likelihood The method of profiling Let us suppose that the unknown parameters can be partitioned as 0 =(0,0), where are the p-dimensional parameters of interest (eg.

mean) and are the q-dimensional. Empirical likelihood provides: • likelihood methods for inference, especially – tests, and – confidence regions, • without assuming a parametric model for data • competitive power even when parametric model holds University of Ottawa, May 9 Since graphically the procedure of concentration is equivalent to slicing the likelihood surface along the ridge of values of the nuisance parameter that maximizes the likelihood function, creating an isometric profile of the likelihood function for a given, the result of this procedure is also known as profile likelihood.

For multi-arm prospective studies, 2 × n case control studies, and cross-sectional studies, the parameters of interest might be the coefficients of a logistic regression equation, and so forth. The Confidence Profile Method includes likelihood functions for each type of outcome, experimental design, and effect clubhipicbanyoles.com: Annetine C.

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Presents an overview of likelihood methods for the analysis of sample survey data, providing useful background material on likelihood inference.

This book covers. The following introduction on profile-likelihood methods is based on the paper of Venzon and Moolgavkar. Let be the maximum likelihood estimate (MLE) of a parameter vector and let be the log-likelihood function defined for parameter values.

full likelihood, then the profile likelihood for 0 is defined as Pl (0) -sup ln (0, T) (1) The profile likelihood may be used to a considerable extent as a full likelihood for 0.

First, the MLE for 0, the first component of the pair (0, rn) that maximizes ln(0, Ti), is the maximizer of the profile likelihood function 0 X-4 pln (0). The summary likelihood method and its implementation in the Infusion package. Likelihood Methods in Statistics.

Oxford University We show that a previous implementation of PQL methods in. Oct 29,  · Usually there will be 2 values for β 1, and ⁠, where the profile likelihood is e −/2 = % that of the ML estimate, where is the 95th percentile of a 1-degree-of-freedom χ 2 variate.

and are then approximate 95% confidence limits for β 1 and are called profile likelihood or likelihood ratio (LR) limits.

When fitting a simple Cited by: Using profile likelihood for semiparametric model selection with application to proportional hazards mixed models Article in Statistica Sinica 19(2) · April with 50 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Downloadable (with restrictions). We show how modified profile likelihood methods, developed in the statistical literature, may be effectively applied to estimate the structural parameters of econometric models for panel data, with a remarkable reduction of bias with respect to ordinary likelihood methods.

Initially, the implementation of these methods is illustrated for general models for Cited by: 9. Dec 01,  · This book, suitable for numerate biologists and for applied statisticians, provides the foundations of likelihood, Bayesian and MCMC methods in the context of genetic analysis of quantitative traits.

Although a number of excellent texts in these areas have become available in recent years, the Price: $ This book takes a fresh look at the popular and well-established method of maximum likelihood for statistical estimation and inference.

It begins with an intuitive introduction to the concepts and background of likelihood, and moves through to the latest developments in maximum likelihood methodology, including general latent variable models and new material for the practical implementation of.

Feb 20,  · The first time I heard someone use the term maximum likelihood estimation, I went to Google and found out what it clubhipicbanyoles.com I went to Wikipedia to find out what it really meant. I got this: In statistics, maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) is a method of estimating the parameters of a statistical model given observations, by finding the parameter values that maximize the likelihood of making Author: Jonathan Balaban.

This book provides an introduction to the modern theory of likelihood-based statistical inference. This theory is characterized by several important features. One is the recognition that it is desirable to condition on relevant ancillary statistics.

Another is that probability approximations are based on saddlepoint and closely related approximations that generally have very high accuracy. A numerically more rigorous approach using profile likelihood confidence interval methods and likelihood model () will provide an interval estimate with still better nominal coverage when sample sizes are small (Appendix C, Program USER).

The book addresses the use of likelihood in a number of familiar applications (parameter estimation, etc). The examples are numerous and clear. I find more recent writings to be more directly applicable, though.

The real value of this book, for me, is the historical perspective that the author brings to the clubhipicbanyoles.com by: Package ‘ProfileLikelihood’ clubhipicbanyoles.come profile likelihood ratio. clubhipicbanyoles.com conditional likelihood ratio. clubhipicbanyoles.come p-value based on the profile LR statistic.

clubhipicbanyoles.com p-value based on the conditional LR statistic. further arguments passed to or from other methods. When C >the constrained MLE is the same as the maximum interior mode found by our proposed profile log-likelihood method. Discussion. In this paper, we proposed a profile log likelihood method to solve the unboundness issue of the likelihood function for the normal mixture with unequal clubhipicbanyoles.com by: This book provides the foundations of likelihood, Bayesian and MCMC methods in the context of genetic analysis of quantitative traits.

Effort has been made to relate biological to statistical Read more. If negative log-likelihood values increase quickly as you move away from the MLE (higher or lower), then the MLE has high precision—it is unlikely that the real value is far from the estimated value.

Conversely, if the likelihood profile is flat, then a range of different parameter values. Unlike conditional and marginal likelihoods, profile likelihood methods can always be used, even when the profile likelihood cannot be written down explicitly.

However, the profile likelihood is not a true likelihood, as it is not based directly on a probability distribution, and this. Nonparametric Models for Longitudinal Data with Implementations in R presents a comprehensive summary of major advances in nonparametric models and smoothing methods with longitudinal data.

It covers methods, theories, and applications that are particularly useful for biomedical studies in the era of big data and precision medicine. Likelihood Functions At the heart of the Confidence Profile Method are likelihood functions. A different likelihood function is needed for each type of experiment, each type of outcome, and each type of effect measure.

Modern Methods of Clinical Investigation focuses on strategies for clinical evaluation and their role and industry in. How confidence intervals are computed Asymptotic confidence intervals of parameters Asymptotic confidence intervals are always centered on the best-fit value of the parameter, and extend the same distance above and below that value.

Nov 16,  · We can use numerical optimization routine to get the maximum of the log-likelihood function __ Continue reading Profile Likelihood → Consider some simulated data > clubhipicbanyoles.com(1) > x=exp(rnorm()) Assume that those data are observed clubhipicbanyoles.com random variables with distribution, with.

USING PROFILE LIKELIHOOD FOR SEMIPARAMETRIC MODEL SELECTION WITH APPLICATION TO PROPORTIONAL HAZARDS MIXED MODELS Ronghui Xu1, Florin Vaida1 and David P. Harrington2 1University of California, San Diego and 2Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health Abstract: We consider selection of nested and non-nested semiparametric.

Does anyone here know the exact definition of Profile Likelihood? Or does it have one? Stack Exchange Network. Stack Exchange network consists of Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge.In statistics, maximum likelihood estimation (MLE) is a method of estimating the parameters of a probability distribution by maximizing a likelihood function, so that under the assumed statistical model the observed data is most probable.

The point in the parameter space that maximizes the likelihood function is called the maximum likelihood estimate. The logic of maximum likelihood is both.Confidence Bounds Based on Likelihoods. Families of statistical tests can be inverted to produce confidence limits for parameters.

The confidence region for parameter is the set of values for which the corresponding test fails to clubhipicbanyoles.com parameters are estimated by maximum likelihood or a likelihood-based technique, it is natural to consider the likelihood ratio test statistic for in the.