[SciPy-User] max likelihood

David Goldsmith d.l.goldsmith@gmail....
Mon Jun 21 16:36:40 CDT 2010


On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 2:34 PM, David Goldsmith <d.l.goldsmith@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 2:17 PM, eneide.odissea <eneide.odissea@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi All
>> I had a look at the scipy.stats documentation and I was not able to find a
>> function for
>> maximum likelihood parameter estimation.
>> Do you know whether is available in some other namespace/library of
>> scipy?
>> I found on the web few libraries ( this one is an example
>> http://bmnh.org/~pf/p4.html <http://bmnh.org/%7Epf/p4.html> ) having it,
>> but I would prefer to start playing with what scipy already offers by
>> default ( if any ).
>> Kind Regards
>> eo
>>
>
> scipy.stats.distributions.rv_continuous.fit (I was just working on the
> docstring for that; I don't believe my changes have been merged; I believe
> Travis recently updated its code...)
>
> DG
>

Yeah, according to the doc Wiki, the initial source revision is dated a week
ago...

DG
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