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


Select fitness type

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Default: linear_rank

Required/Optional Description of Group Dakota Keyword Dakota Keyword Description
Required
(Choose One)
Group 1 linear_rank Set selection scaling
merit_function Balance goals of reducing objective function and satisfying constraints

Description

The fitness_type controls how strongly differences in "fitness" (i.e., the objective function) are weighted in the process of selecting "parents" for crossover. It has two options, linear_rank and merit_function.