MATLAB Answers

how to obtain the parameter estimates using maximum likelihood estimation?

54 views (last 30 days)
Yasir Ali
Yasir Ali on 23 May 2017
Commented: Yasir Ali on 25 May 2017
Hi everyone, I have linear model (P = Bo + B1*Acc) where P =probability of decision (0=No, 1=otherwsie), Acc= dependent variable (values ranging from -5 to +5 and data follow logistic distribution). How I can estimate the parameters Bo and B1 using maximum likelihood estimation? Please help or guide me? Thanks

Accepted Answer

Joseph
Joseph on 23 May 2017
Generalized linear models use maximum likelihood estimation. If you have the statistics toolbox, look at https://www.mathworks.com/help/stats/fitglm.html#bt0dghf-2 Otherwise, let me know and I can give more in depth guidance.
  1 Comment
Yasir Ali
Yasir Ali on 25 May 2017
Thanks @Joseph. I have found out. I have a minor question. I am trying to model decision (response variable, Y and Y takes value either 0 or 1) as a function of one or more independent variables (these variables follow logistic distribution). The default setting of GLM is a normal distribution and I checked that it does not have the option of logistic. Could you please guide how to model this scenario? Thanks.

Sign in to comment.

More Answers (0)

Community Treasure Hunt

Find the treasures in MATLAB Central and discover how the community can help you!

Start Hunting!