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Large-Scale Engineering Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis
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Datafile of points to assess surrogate quality


Alias: challenge_points_file

Argument(s): STRING

Default: no user challenge data

Required/Optional Description of Group Dakota Keyword Dakota Keyword Description
(Choose One)
tabular format (Group 1) annotated

Selects annotated tabular file format


Selects custom-annotated tabular file format


Selects freeform file format

Optional active_only

Import only active variables from tabular data file


Specifies a data file containing variable and response (truth) values, in one of three formats:

  • annotated (default)
  • custom_annotated
  • freeform

The surrogate is evaluated at the points in the file, and the surrogate (approximate) responses are compared against the truth results from the file. All metrics specified with metrics will be computed for the challenge data.