the probability of randomly drawing a given sample from a population maximized over the possible values of the population parameters
the non-Bayesian rule that, given an experimental observation, one should utilize as point estimates of parameters of a distribution those values which give the highest conditional probability to that observation, irrespective of the prior probability assigned to the parameters
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