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Specifies the refinement type (and options) to be used after the solve.


#include "slepcnep.h" 
PetscErrorCode NEPSetRefine(NEP nep,NEPRefine refine,PetscInt npart,PetscReal tol,PetscInt its,NEPRefineScheme scheme)
Logically Collective

Input Parameters

nep  - the nonlinear eigensolver context
refine  - refinement type
npart  - number of partitions of the communicator
tol  - the convergence tolerance
its  - maximum number of refinement iterations
scheme  - which scheme to be used for solving the involved linear systems

Options Database Keys

-nep_refine <type>  - refinement type, one of <none,simple,multiple>
-nep_refine_partitions <n>  - the number of partitions
-nep_refine_tol <tol>  - the tolerance
-nep_refine_its <its>  - number of iterations
-nep_refine_scheme  - to set the scheme for the linear solves


By default, iterative refinement is disabled, since it may be very costly. There are two possible refinement strategies, simple and multiple. The simple approach performs iterative refinement on each of the converged eigenpairs individually, whereas the multiple strategy works with the invariant pair as a whole, refining all eigenpairs simultaneously. The latter may be required for the case of multiple eigenvalues.

In some cases, especially when using direct solvers within the iterative refinement method, it may be helpful for improved scalability to split the communicator in several partitions. The npart parameter indicates how many partitions to use (defaults to 1).

The tol and its parameters specify the stopping criterion. In the simple method, refinement continues until the residual of each eigenpair is below the tolerance (tol defaults to the NEP tol, but may be set to a different value). In contrast, the multiple method simply performs its refinement iterations (just one by default).

The scheme argument is used to change the way in which linear systems are solved. Possible choices are explicit, mixed block elimination (MBE), and Schur complement.

See Also






Index of all NEP routines
Table of Contents for all manual pages
Index of all manual pages