Dakota Reference Manual  Version 6.4
Large-Scale Engineering Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis
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Enable constraint relaxation


Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Default: no relaxation

Required/Optional Description of Group Dakota Keyword Dakota Keyword Description
Required homotopy Surrogate-Based local constraint relaxation method for infeasible iterates


The command constraint_relax followed by a method name specifies the type of relaxation to be used. Currently, homotopy [68] is the only available method for constraint relaxation, and this method is dependent on the presence of the NPSOL library within the Dakota executable.