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Likelihood Functions

"Likelihood Functions" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Functions constructed from a statistical model and a set of observed data which give the probability of that data for various values of the unknown model parameters. Those parameter values that maximize the probability are the maximum likelihood estimates of the parameters.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Likelihood Functions" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Likelihood Functions" was a major or minor topic of these publication.