[R] maximum likelihood method to fit a model
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Wed Jul 23 13:05:46 CEST 2008
silvia narduzzi wrote:
> Dear R users,
> I use the glm() function to fit a generalized linear model with gamma distribution function and log link.
> I have read in the help page that the default method used by R is "glm.fit" (iteratively reweighted least squares, IWLS).
> Is it possible to use maximum likelihood method?
Same thing.... (Well, one is an algorithm, the other a principle, but in
GLMs, successful application of IRLS leads to the maximum likelihood
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