[ADMB Users] all point estimates are reasonable although the objective function fails to be calculated

Saang-Yoon shyunuw at gmail.com
Wed May 18 20:04:06 PDT 2011

Dear all.
I have interesting results where although the ultimate objective
function (i.e., negative loglikelihood) is nan (i.e., failure), all
point estimates of parameters look very reasonable, and interestingly
correlation and standard deviation outputs (i.e., xxx.cor, xxx.std)
are also generated.    Under the circumstance (i.e., f = nan), are
reliable those point estimates and their standard deviation
estimates?    I am very interested in learning your ideas.

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