Accession Number:

AD0620026

Title:

A Computer Program for the Maximum Likelihood Analysis of Types

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

NAVAL PERSONNEL RESEARCH ACTIVITY SAN DIEGO United States

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Report Date:

1965-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

60.0

Abstract:

This report contains a description of a computer program for estimating the parameters of a mixture of multivariate normal distributions with unknown frequencies, means, and covariances. The basic equations for the procedure are presented for the first time here, with their derivation omitted. An example with the results of the computer printout is described for an artificially constructed mixture of three bivariate normal distributions. The method of using the program and the Fortran listing are detailed in this report.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE