Dakota Reference Manual  Version 6.4
Large-Scale Engineering Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis
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Description

The DOT library [82] contains nonlinear programming optimizers, specifically the Broyden-Fletcher-Goldfarb-Shanno (Dakota's dot_bfgs method) and Fletcher-Reeves conjugate gradient (Dakota's dot_frcg method) methods for unconstrained optimization, and the modified method of feasible directions (Dakota's dot_mmfd method), sequential linear programming (Dakota's dot_slp method), and sequential quadratic programming (Dakota's dot_sqp method) methods for constrained optimization.

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  • dot : Access to methods in the DOT package
  • bfgs : A conjugate gradient optimization method
  • frcg : A conjugate gradient optimization method
  • mmfd : Method of feasible directions
  • slp : Sequential Linear Programming
  • sqp : Sequential Quadratic Program