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constraint_penalty


Multiplier for the penalty function

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): REAL

Default: 1.0

Description

The merit_function fitness assessor uses an exterior penalty function formulation to penalize infeasible designs. The specification allows the input of a constraint_penalty which is the multiplier to use on the constraint violations.