Ifpack_Container: a pure virtual class for creating and solving local linear problems. More...
#include <Ifpack_Container.h>
Public Member Functions  
virtual  ~Ifpack_Container () 
Destructor.  
virtual int  NumRows () const =0 
Returns the number of rows of the matrix and LHS/RHS.  
virtual int  NumVectors () const =0 
Returns the number of vectors in LHS/RHS.  
virtual int  SetNumVectors (const int i)=0 
Sets the number of vectors for LHS/RHS.  
virtual double &  LHS (const int i, const int Vector=0)=0 
Returns the ith component of the vector Vector of LHS.  
virtual double &  RHS (const int i, const int Vector=0)=0 
Returns the ith component of the vector Vector of RHS.  
virtual int &  ID (const int i)=0 
Returns the ID associated to local row i. More...  
virtual int  SetMatrixElement (const int row, const int col, const double value)=0 
Set the matrix element (row,col) to value .  
virtual int  Initialize ()=0 
Initializes the container, by performing all operations that only require matrix structure.  
virtual int  Compute (const Epetra_RowMatrix &A)=0 
Finalizes the linear system matrix and prepares for the application of the inverse.  
virtual int  SetParameters (Teuchos::ParameterList &List)=0 
Sets all necessary parameters.  
virtual bool  IsInitialized () const =0 
Returns true is the container has been successfully initialized.  
virtual bool  IsComputed () const =0 
Returns true is the container has been successfully computed.  
virtual int  Apply ()=0 
Apply the matrix to RHS, results are stored in LHS.  
virtual int  ApplyInverse ()=0 
Apply the inverse of the matrix to RHS, results are stored in LHS.  
virtual const char *  Label () const =0 
Returns the label of this container.  
virtual double  InitializeFlops () const =0 
Returns the flops in Initialize().  
virtual double  ComputeFlops () const =0 
Returns the flops in Compute().  
virtual double  ApplyFlops () const =0 
Returns the flops in Apply().  
virtual double  ApplyInverseFlops () const =0 
Returns the flops in ApplyInverse().  
virtual ostream &  Print (std::ostream &os) const =0 
Prints out basic information about the container.  
Ifpack_Container: a pure virtual class for creating and solving local linear problems.
Class Ifpack_Container provides the abstract interfaces for containers. A "container" is an object that hosts all it is necessary to create, populate, and solve local linear problems. The local linear problem matrix, B, is a submatrix of the local components of a distributed matrix, A. The idea of container is to specify the rows of A that are contained in B, then extract B from A, and compute all it is necessary to solve a linear system in B. Then, set starting solution (if necessary) and righthand side for B, and solve the linear system in B.
A container should be used in the following manner:
The number of vectors can be set using SetNumVectors(), and it is defaulted to 1.
Containers are currently used by class Ifpack_BlockRelaxation.
Ifpack_Container is a pure virtual class. Two concrete implementations are provided in classes Ifpack_SparseContainer (that stores matrices in sparse the format Epetra_CrsMatrix) and Ifpack_DenseContainer (for relatively small matrices, as matrices are stored as Epetra_SerialDenseMatrix's).
Definition at line 98 of file Ifpack_Container.h.

pure virtual 
Returns the ID associated to local row i.
The set of (local) rows assigned to this container is defined by calling ID(i) = j, where i (from 0 to NumRows()) indicates the containerrow, and j indicates the local row in the calling process.
This is usually used to recorder the local row ID (on calling process) of the ith row in the container.
Implemented in Ifpack_DenseContainer, and Ifpack_SparseContainer< T >.