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exploratory_moves


Exploratory moves selection

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Default: basic_pattern

Child Keywords:

Required/Optional Description of Group Dakota Keyword Dakota Keyword Description
Required
(Choose One)
Exploration Mode (Group 1) multi_step Examine trial step around successful new point
adaptive_pattern Adaptively rescale search directions
basic_pattern Use the same search pattern every iteration

Description

The exploratory_moves specification controls how the search pattern is adapted. (The search pattern can be adapted after an improving trial point is found, or after all trial points in a search pattern have been found to be unimproving points.) The following exploratory moves selections are supported by SCOLIB: