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    MLE for exponential distribution

    How does one derive the MLE for lambda in an exponential distribution?

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    Quote Originally Posted by morganfor View Post
    How does one derive the MLE for lambda in an exponential distribution?

    thanks!
    Probably by maximising the log-likelihood of the sample.

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