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rnum2


Generates pseudo-random numbers using the Pecos package

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Description

The rnum2 keyword directs Dakota to use pseudo-random numbers generated by the Pecos package.

Default Behavior

rnum2 is not used by default. To change this behavior, it must be specified in conjuction with the rng keyword.

Usage Tips

Use of the Mersenne twister random number generator (mt19937) is recommended over rnum2.

Examples

method
  sampling
    sample_type lhs
    samples = 10
    seed = 98765
    rng rnum2