Dakota Reference Manual  Version 6.4
Large-Scale Engineering Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis
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Exploratory moves selection


Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Default: basic_pattern

Required/Optional Description of Group Dakota Keyword Dakota Keyword Description
(Choose One)
Group 1 multi_step Examine trial step around successful new point
adaptive_pattern Adaptively rescale search directions
basic_pattern Use the same search pattern every iteration


The exploratory_moves specification controls how the search pattern is adapted. (The search pattern can be adapted after an improving trial point is found, or after all trial points in a search pattern have been found to be unimproving points.) The following exploratory moves selections are supported by SCOLIB: