The `$mle()`

method is only available for `CmdStanMLE`

objects.
It returns the penalized maximum likelihood estimate (posterior mode) as a
numeric vector with one element per variable. The returned vector does *not*
include `lp__`

, the total log probability (`target`

) accumulated in the
`model`

block of the Stan program, which is available via the
`$lp()`

method and also included in the
`$draws()`

method.

mle(variables = NULL)

## Arguments

variables |
(character vector) The variables (parameters, transformed
parameters, and generated quantities) to include. If NULL (the default)
then all variables are included. |

## Value

A numeric vector. See **Examples**.

## See also

## Examples

#> Model executable is up to date!

fit$mle("alpha")

#> alpha
#> 0.364448

fit$mle("beta")

#> beta[1] beta[2] beta[3]
#> -0.631556 -0.258966 0.648501

fit$mle("beta[2]")

#> beta[2]
#> -0.258966

# }