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StatQuest – Maximum Likelihood Estimates for the Normal Distribution, Step-by-Step!!!

2 thoughts on “StatQuest – Maximum Likelihood Estimates for the Normal Distribution, Step-by-Step!!!”

This tutorial is fantastic for those of us wanting to get into the nitty gritty. I did the math alongside the video and it took a while. That’s fine, but by the end I had forgotten why I was doing the math. I looked back into my own notes and figured it out. But, I wonder if others are having a hard time remembering what motivated the long proof? If so, adding a minute to the end of the video to synthesize the rationale might be helpful. Otherwise, AMAZING!!

I used to add summaries, just like what you are asking for, to the ends of my videos, but, unfortunately, very few people watched them. Personally, I like the summaries for the same reason you do, they let you see the big picture again and put all the details into context. But if only a few people watch them, then they are not worth the time and effort.

This tutorial is fantastic for those of us wanting to get into the nitty gritty. I did the math alongside the video and it took a while. That’s fine, but by the end I had forgotten why I was doing the math. I looked back into my own notes and figured it out. But, I wonder if others are having a hard time remembering what motivated the long proof? If so, adding a minute to the end of the video to synthesize the rationale might be helpful. Otherwise, AMAZING!!

I used to add summaries, just like what you are asking for, to the ends of my videos, but, unfortunately, very few people watched them. Personally, I like the summaries for the same reason you do, they let you see the big picture again and put all the details into context. But if only a few people watch them, then they are not worth the time and effort.