[R] maximum likelihood method to fit a model

From: silvia narduzzi <narduzzi_at_asplazio.it>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 12:39:17 +0200


Dear R users,
I use the glm() function to fit a generalized linear model with gamma distribution function and log link. I have read in the help page that the default method used by R is "glm.fit" (iteratively reweighted least squares, IWLS). Is it possible to use maximum likelihood method?

Thanks

Silvia Narduzzi
Dipartimento di Epidemiologia
ASL RM E
Via di S. Costanza, 53
00198 Roma
Tel +39 06 83060461
Mail narduzzi_at_asplazio.it



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