What is Dakota?

  • (noun): A member of the Siouan people of the northern Mississippi valley; commonly called the Sioux.
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The Design Analysis Kit for Optimization and Terascale Applications (DAKOTA) is a software toolkit developed by engineers at Sandia National Laboratories to provide a flexible, extensible interface between analysis codes and iterative systems analysis methods. DAKOTA contains optimization algorithms using gradient and nongradient-based methods, parameter estimation with nonlinear least squares methods, uncertainty quantification with sampling, reliability, and stochastic finite element methods, and sensitivity/variance analysis with design of experiments and parameter study capabilities.

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List Of Battleships Of The United States Navy - Battleship Classes - Dreadnought Era - Delaware Class
21 knots Ships in class 2 USS Delaware and USS North Dakota Commissioned 4 April 1910 (Delaware) Decommissioned 22 November 1923 (North Dakota) Fate ...
Dakota, Wisconsin - Demographics
... There were 493 households out of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...

More definitions of "Dakota":

  • (noun): The Siouan language spoken by the Dakota people.
  • (noun): The area of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota.