Pseudo Maximum Likelihood (PML)

The PML method of pseudolikelihood estimation can be used in analysis situations similar to the GWLS method, but its main applications are in logistic regression with continuous predictors.Under the design-based option, the PML method provides valid logit analysis for complex surveys. It is also beneficial for the PMLmethod that the number of sample clusters is large, and similar adjustments are available for unstable cases, as for the GWLS method.The PML method covers not only logistic regression models but also other model types from the class of generalized linear models. So, linear models on continuous responses are also covered. See page 261 in Lehtonen, R. & Pahkinen, E. (2004)


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