slepc-3.9.1 2018-05-02
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Specify a basis of vectors that constitute the initial space, that is, the subspace from which the solver starts to iterate.


#include "slepceps.h" 
PetscErrorCode EPSSetInitialSpace(EPS eps,PetscInt n,Vec *is)
Collective on EPS and Vec

Input Parameter

eps  - the eigenproblem solver context
n  - number of vectors
is  - set of basis vectors of the initial space


Some solvers start to iterate on a single vector (initial vector). In that case, the other vectors are ignored.

These vectors do not persist from one EPSSolve() call to the other, so the initial space should be set every time.

The vectors do not need to be mutually orthonormal, since they are explicitly orthonormalized internally.

Common usage of this function is when the user can provide a rough approximation of the wanted eigenspace. Then, convergence may be faster.

See Also


Location: src/eps/interface/epssetup.c
Index of all EPS routines
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