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Invoke Dakota with pre-run mode active


This keyword is related to the topics:


Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Default: pre-run, run, post-run all executed

Required/Optional Description of Group Dakota Keyword Dakota Keyword Description
Optional input

Base filename for pre-run mode data input

Optional output

Base filename for pre-run mode data output


When specified, Dakota execution will include the pre-run mode, which sets up methods and often generates parameter sets to evaluate. This mode is currently useful for parameter study, DACE, and Monte Carlo sampling methods.

Default Behavior

When no run modes are specified, Dakota will perform pre-run, run, and post-run phases.