Re: [R] Meaning of Positive LogLikelihood

From: Erik Iverson <iverson_at_biostat.wisc.edu>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 10:00:44 -0500

Gundala Viswanath wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I am I trying to learn mixture models of gamma distributions.
> However sometime the calculation of the log-likelihood it gives is
> positive instead of the usual negative, in particular when
> the number of samples are small.
>
> My questions are:
> 1. Is it possible that a loglikelihood is positive?

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