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Likelihood Ratio Tests


  1. Stephane Champely

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.val011

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

Encyclopedia of Environmetrics

How to Cite

Champely, S. 2006. Likelihood Ratio Tests. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 3.

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  1. Université de Lyon, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006


The LRT is a principal method in a standard hypothesis testing framework. It parallels the maximum likelihood method in estimation theory.