Definition of Likelihood. Meaning of Likelihood. Synonyms of Likelihood

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Definition of Likelihood

Likelihood
Likelihood Like"li*hood (-l[i^]*h[oo^]d), n. [Likely + -hood.] 1. Appearance; show; sign; expression. [Obs.] What of his heart perceive you in his face By any likelihood he showed to-day ? --Shak. 2. Likeness; resemblance. [Obs.] There is no likelihood between pure light and black darkness, or between righteousness and reprobation. --Sir W. Raleigh. 3. Appearance of truth or reality; probability; verisimilitude. --Tennyson.

Meaning of Likelihood from wikipedia

- statistics, a likelihood function (often simply the likelihood) is a particular function of the parameter of a statistical model given data. Likelihood functions...
- the likelihood function. The estimates are called maximum likelihood estimates, which is also abbreviated as MLE. The method of maximum likelihood is used...
- In statistics, a likelihood-ratio test (LR test) is a statistical test used for comparing the goodness of fit of two statistical models—a null model (representing...
- In statistics, quasi-likelihood estimation is one way of allowing for overdispersion, that is, greater variability in the data than would be expected from...
- (LR+, likelihood ratio positive, likelihood ratio for positive results) and negative likelihood ratio (LR–, likelihood ratio negative, likelihood ratio...
- the likelihood principle is that, given a statistical model, all the evidence in a sample relevant to model parameters is contained in the likelihood function...
- In statistics, a marginal likelihood function, or integrated likelihood, is a likelihood function in which some parameter variables have been marginalized...
- A quasi-maximum likelihood estimate (QMLE, also known as a pseudo-likelihood estimate or a composite likelihood estimate) is an estimate of a parameter...
- The elaboration likelihood model (ELM) of persuasion is a dual process theory describing the change of attitudes. The ELM was developed by Richard E. Petty...
- maximum likelihood (REML) approach is a particular form of maximum likelihood estimation that does not base estimates on a maximum likelihood fit of all...
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