A surprising MLE for interval-censored binomial data.

We derive the maximum likelihood estimator of the binomial success probability when the number of trials is known, but the number of successes is only known to fall in some interval. This estimator has a surprisingly simple form. Specifically, the maximum likelihood estimate of the log odds of succe...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Frey, Jesse., Marrero, Osvaldo.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 2008
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:176349