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crossover_type


Select a crossover type

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Default: two_point

Child Keywords:

Required/Optional Description of Group Dakota Keyword Dakota Keyword Description
Required
(Choose One)
Crossover Type (Group 1) two_point Combine middle of one parent with end of another
blend Random blend of parents
uniform Randomly combine coordinates from parents

Description

The crossover_type controls what approach is employed for combining parent genetic information to create offspring. The SCOLIB EA method supports three forms of crossover, two_point, blend, and uniform, which generate a new individual through combinations of two parent individuals.