bask.utils.construct_default_kernel

bask.utils.construct_default_kernel(dimensions)[source]

Construct a Matern kernel as default kernel to be used in the optimizer.

Parameters
dimensionslist of dimensions

Elements are skopt.space.Dimension instances (Real, Integer or Categorical) or any other valid value that defines skopt dimension (see skopt.Optimizer docs)

Returns
kernelkernel object

The kernel specifying the covariance function of the GP used in the optimization.