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Large-Scale Engineering Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis
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offset_cauchy


Use a Cauchy distribution for the mutation offset

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Required/Optional Description of Group Dakota Keyword Dakota Keyword Description
Optional mutation_scale Scales mutation across range of parameter

Description

The offset_cauchy mutator introduces random variation by adding a Cauchy random amount to a variable value. The random amount has a standard deviation dependent on the mutation_scale.