Finding Efficient Trade-offs in Multi-Fidelity Response Surface Modeling

  title={Finding Efficient Trade-offs in Multi-Fidelity Response Surface Modeling},
  author={Sander van Rijn and Sebastian Schmitt and Matthijs van Leeuwen and Thomas Back},
In optimization approaches to engineering applications, time-consuming simulations are often utilized which can be configured to deliver solutions for various fidelity (ac- curacy) levels. It is common practice to train hierarchical surrogate models on the objective functions in order to speed-up the optimization process. These operate under the assumption that there is a correlation between the different fidelities that can be exploited to cheaply gain information. However, limited guidelines are… 

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