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Calculating the log-likelihood value produced at dfittool

Subject: Calculating the log-likelihood value produced at dfittool

From: Berk

Date: 24 Jun, 2011 17:45:05

Message: 1 of 1

Hi,

I am using the dfittool to fit a 1-dimensional data into a statistical distribution (e.g. Poisson) and each distribution produces a log-likelihood result, which as I understood is a direct indicator of the goodness-of-fit (the higher the log-likehood value the better).

My question is, how to calculate that log-likehood value shown at dfittool at a m-file? I found this thread, http://www.mathworks.cn/matlabcentral/newsreader/view_thread/307588#836278, however dfittool produces a different log-likelihood value?

Kind Regards,
Berk

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