[R] maximum likelihood method to fit a model

silvia narduzzi narduzzi at asplazio.it
Wed Jul 23 12:39:17 CEST 2008

Dear R users,
I use the glm() function to fit a generalized linear model with gamma distribution function and log link.
I have read in the help page that the default method used by R is "glm.fit" (iteratively reweighted least squares, IWLS). 
Is it possible to use maximum likelihood method?


Silvia Narduzzi
Dipartimento di Epidemiologia
Via di S. Costanza, 53
00198 Roma
Tel  +39 06 83060461
Mail  narduzzi at asplazio.it

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