An introduction to maximum entropy and minimum cross-entropy estimation using Stata
Maximum entropy and minimum cross-entropy estimation are applica- ble when faced with ill-posed estimation problems. I introduce a Stata command that estimates a probability distribution using a maximum entropy or minimum cross-entropy criterion. I show how this command can be used to calibrate survey data to various population totals. Copyright 2010 by StataCorp LP.
Volume (Year): 10 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
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