"Likelihood Functions" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Functions constructed from a statistical model and a set of observed data which give the probability of that data for various values of the unknown model parameters. Those parameter values that maximize the probability are the maximum likelihood estimates of the parameters.
Descriptor ID 
D016013

MeSH Number(s) 
E05.318.740.500.475 E05.318.740.600.400 E05.599.835.500 N05.715.360.750.530.450 N05.715.360.750.625.450 N06.850.520.830.500.475 N06.850.520.830.600.400

Concept/Terms 
Likelihood Functions Likelihood Functions
 Function, Likelihood
 Functions, Likelihood
 Likelihood Function
Maximum Likelihood Estimates Maximum Likelihood Estimates
 Estimate, Maximum Likelihood
 Estimates, Maximum Likelihood
 Maximum Likelihood Estimate

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Below are the most recent publications written about "Likelihood Functions" by people in Profiles.

An ultrafast and scalable quantification pipeline for transposable elements from next generation sequencing data. Pac Symp Biocomput. 2018; 23:168179.

An exclusive human milkbased diet in extremely premature infants reduces the probability of remaining on total parenteral nutrition: a reanalysis of the data. BMC Res Notes. 2012 Apr 25; 5:188.

Predicting the onset of glaucoma: the confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy ancillary study to theOcular Hypertension Treatment Study. Ophthalmology. 2010 Sep; 117(9):167483.

STR polymorphism of mtDNA Dloop in rhesus macaques of Bangladesh. Primates. 2008 Jan; 49(1):6972.