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Large-Scale Engineering Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis
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multi_step


Examine trial step around successful new point

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Description

The multi_step case examines each trial step in the pattern in turn. If a successful step is found, the pattern search continues examining trial steps about this new point. In this manner, the effects of multiple successful steps are cumulative within a single iteration. This option does not support any parallelism and will result in a serial pattern