[Trilinos-Users] Epetra_FEVector multiplication
Cristiano Malossi
cristiano.malossi at epfl.ch
Mon Jan 10 02:32:44 MST 2011
Hello,
I need some help to perform a vector by vector multiplication in Trilinos.
I have two distributed Epetra_FEVector, with the same map (and size),
say A and B.
I need to perform the following operation: C = A * B^T, where C is a
square Epetra_FECrsMatrix. The resulting matrix will then be used for
other matrix by matrix operations.
Unfortunately I was not able to find an easy way to do that with Epetra
and/or EpetraExt packages. Therefore, I suppose that I should somehow
convert the vectors A and B to two Epetra_FECrsMatrix objects (of size
Nx1, with N the length of the vectors), and then use the
EpetraExt::MatrixMatrix::Multiply method for the computation of matrix
C. However I do not know if there is a smart way to do the conversion
from an Epetra_FEVector to an Epetra_FECrsMatrix (using a view for
instance?). Any suggestion is welcome!
Thank you for your help.
Best regards,
Cristiano Malossi
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Cristiano Malossi
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