User Resources

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The Dakota team provides several resources for obtaining, installing, building, and using Dakota, such as manuals, examples, a user support forum, and videos.

  • Installation — Online guide to downloading, installing, and initially running Dakota
  • Manuals — User’s and Developer’s Manuals
  • Examples — Runnable examples created by the Dakota
  • Forum — GitHub Discussions forum for questions about installing, building, and using Dakota, sharing Dakota success stories, reporting bugs, and making feature requests.
  • Publications — Dakota-related journal publications, technical reports, and publications
  • Screencasts — Watch tutorial videos for Dakota on YouTube.  These videos are of varying complexity, ranging from simple introductory examples to more sophisticated topics.
  • Training — Video recordings from a live training conducted in 2015-16.