optimization in Elegant

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optimization in Elegant

Post by wguo » 18 Oct 2012, 09:45

Hi Michael,

Is there a way to extend the indicated functionality of the optimization command in Elegant? For example, can I use sdds commands to manipulate the output files (such as the output files from the Watch elements) and put the expression in the optimization equations? I could realize this using the external sddsoptimize however the internal optimization is much faster according to my experience.

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Re: optimization in Elegant

Post by michael_borland » 18 Oct 2012, 10:01


There's no way to do this now, but it wouldn't be that hard to add it. I'll add it to the to-do list for the next release.


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