# find mle of this distribution

• October 20th 2009, 10:02 AM
pengchao1024
find mle of this distribution
$p(x|\theta)=k\cdot e^{-\phi x^{\frac{1}{a}}}$

and $X_{i} \ \ iid$

find the MLE of theta
• October 20th 2009, 02:39 PM
matheagle
1 I'm not sure that's a theta, but that's not as bad as...
2 what is the support?
3 and is that 1 over alpha?