[R] Request for R " Initial value of MLE"

S Ellison S.Ellison at LGCGroup.com
Thu Apr 24 13:34:07 CEST 2014

> Sir I have this problem,
> >  res <-
> maxLik(logLik=loglik1,start=c(a=1.5,b=1.5,c=1.5,dee=2),method="BFGS")
> There were 50 or more warnings (use warnings() to see the first 50)
> > summary(res)
> "Maximum Likelihood estimation
> BFGS maximisation, 0 iterations
> Return code 100: Initial value out of range."
> Dear sir how we give the initial value to estimate the parameters.

i) Avoid cross-posting; some folk get a bit snippy about that.

ii) read the help page for maxLik and look for an argument specifying the initial value of parameters

S Ellison

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