License

Licensing terms affecting the use, copying, distribution, and modification of Dakota and its related Dakota GUI are summarized here. These terms potentially affect contributions submitted for inclusion in the Dakota project; please review the terms of contribution before authoring.

Dakota GUI

  • Dakota Graphical User Interface (Dakota GUI):  Copyright 2017 Sandia Corporation. Under the terms of Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation, the U.S. Government retains certain rights in this software.  This software is distributed under the Eclipse Public License.
  • Dakota Graphical User Interface includes components from the Sandia Analysis Workbench Integration Framework:
    Sandia Analysis Workbench Integration Framework (SAW):  Copyright 2017 Sandia Corporation. Under the terms of Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation, the U.S. Government retains certain rights in this software.  This software is distributed under the Eclipse Public License.
  • For a complete list of related licenses of third-party libraries used by the Dakota GUI, see the LICENSE.txt file distributed alongside the GUI.

Dakota

  • Dakota versions 5.0 and newer are available under a GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).  Dakota distributions include third-party software packages, each of which have their own (LGPL-compatible) licensing terms.  For a summary see the top-level README file in the Dakota distribution.
  • Dakota versions 3.0 through 4.2+ are available under a GNU General Public License (GPL).