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likelihood

[′līk·lē‚hu̇d]
(mathematics)
The likelihood of a sample of independent values of x1, x2, … , xn , with ƒ(x) the probability function, is the product ƒ(x1) - ƒ(x2) - ⋯ - ƒ(xn ).
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The maximum likelihood estimates for the parameters for time-varying and time-invarying inefficiencies of Cobb-Douglas stochastic frontier production function with half normal distributional assumption were obtained and presented in Table 2 and Table 3 respectively.
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Maximum likelihood estimates of the parameters ([Alpha], [Lambda]) and their asymptotic standard errors were found by maximizing [Psi] with respect to them, by using the nonlinear minimization routines in AD Model Builder (Otter Research Ltd.
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