As far as I know, the definition of likelihood functions is the probability of a given random variable result given some parameter (please correct me if I'm wrong). What kind of parameters are usually handled by likelihood functions? Population parameters? Statistical model parameters? Both?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Likelihood functions

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