Dakota Reference Manual  Version 6.4
Large-Scale Engineering Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis
 All Pages

Select a crossover type


Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Default: two_point

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


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.