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Computer Programs: Estimation for Mixtures of Distributions by Direct Maximization of the Likelihood Function

Summary: Computer programs are given for a procedure for representing a set of grouped data by 1). a mixture of two normal distributions, and 2). a mixture of two Weibull distributions, using maximum likelihood estimates.

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  • Topics: Statistics
  • Keywords: Maximum likelihood estimate (MLE),Statistics,Nelder-Mead simplex procedure
  • Author: Olsson, Donald M. (edited by)
  • Journal: Journal of Quality Technology