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Analysis driver will return gradients


Alias: none

Argument(s): none


The analytic_gradients specification means that gradient information is available directly from the simulation (finite differencing is not required). The simulation must return the gradient data in the Dakota format (enclosed in single brackets; see Dakota File Data Formats in the Users Manual[5]) for the case of file transfer of data. The analytic_gradients keyword is a complete specification for this case.

See Also

These keywords may also be of interest: