Alternative implementations of Monte Carlo EM algorithms for likelihood inferences

@article{GarcaCorts2000AlternativeIO,
  title={Alternative implementations of Monte Carlo EM algorithms for likelihood inferences},
  author={Louis Alberto Garc{\'i}a-Cort{\'e}s and D Sorensen},
  journal={Genetics, Selection, Evolution : GSE},
  year={2000},
  volume={33},
  pages={443 - 452}
}
Two methods of computing Monte Carlo estimators of variance components using restricted maximum likelihood via the expectation-maximisation algorithm are reviewed. A third approach is suggested and the performance of the methods is compared using simulated data. 

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