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nag_zheevd (f08fqc)

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    1  Purpose
    7  Accuracy

1  Purpose

nag_zheevd (f08fqc) computes all the eigenvalues and, optionally, all the eigenvectors of a complex Hermitian matrix. If the eigenvectors are requested, then it uses a divide-and-conquer algorithm to compute eigenvalues and eigenvectors. However, if only eigenvalues are required, then it uses the Pal–Walker–Kahan variant of the QL or QR algorithm.

2  Specification

#include <nag.h>
#include <nagf08.h>
void  nag_zheevd (Nag_OrderType order, Nag_JobType job, Nag_UploType uplo, Integer n, Complex a[], Integer pda, double w[], NagError *fail)

3  Description

nag_zheevd (f08fqc) computes all the eigenvalues and, optionally, all the eigenvectors of a complex Hermitian matrix A. In other words, it can compute the spectral factorization of A as
A=ZΛZH,
where Λ is a real diagonal matrix whose diagonal elements are the eigenvalues λi, and Z is the (complex) unitary matrix whose columns are the eigenvectors zi. Thus
Azi=λizi,  i=1,2,,n.

4  References

Anderson E, Bai Z, Bischof C, Blackford S, Demmel J, Dongarra J J, Du Croz J J, Greenbaum A, Hammarling S, McKenney A and Sorensen D (1999) LAPACK Users' Guide (3rd Edition) SIAM, Philadelphia http://www.netlib.org/lapack/lug
Golub G H and Van Loan C F (1996) Matrix Computations (3rd Edition) Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

5  Arguments

1:     orderNag_OrderTypeInput
On entry: the order argument specifies the two-dimensional storage scheme being used, i.e., row-major ordering or column-major ordering. C language defined storage is specified by order=Nag_RowMajor. See Section 3.2.1.3 in the Essential Introduction for a more detailed explanation of the use of this argument.
Constraint: order=Nag_RowMajor or Nag_ColMajor.
2:     jobNag_JobTypeInput
On entry: indicates whether eigenvectors are computed.
job=Nag_DoNothing
Only eigenvalues are computed.
job=Nag_EigVecs
Eigenvalues and eigenvectors are computed.
Constraint: job=Nag_DoNothing or Nag_EigVecs.
3:     uploNag_UploTypeInput
On entry: indicates whether the upper or lower triangular part of A is stored.
uplo=Nag_Upper
The upper triangular part of A is stored.
uplo=Nag_Lower
The lower triangular part of A is stored.
Constraint: uplo=Nag_Upper or Nag_Lower.
4:     nIntegerInput
On entry: n, the order of the matrix A.
Constraint: n0.
5:     a[dim]ComplexInput/Output
Note: the dimension, dim, of the array a must be at least max1,pda×n.
On entry: the n by n Hermitian matrix A.
If order=Nag_ColMajor, Aij is stored in a[j-1×pda+i-1].
If order=Nag_RowMajor, Aij is stored in a[i-1×pda+j-1].
If uplo=Nag_Upper, the upper triangular part of A must be stored and the elements of the array below the diagonal are not referenced.
If uplo=Nag_Lower, the lower triangular part of A must be stored and the elements of the array above the diagonal are not referenced.
On exit: if job=Nag_EigVecs, a is overwritten by the unitary matrix Z which contains the eigenvectors of A.
6:     pdaIntegerInput
On entry: the stride separating row or column elements (depending on the value of order) of the matrix A in the array a.
Constraint: pdamax1,n.
7:     w[dim]doubleOutput
Note: the dimension, dim, of the array w must be at least max1,n.
On exit: the eigenvalues of the matrix A in ascending order.
8:     failNagError *Input/Output
The NAG error argument (see Section 3.6 in the Essential Introduction).

6  Error Indicators and Warnings

NE_ALLOC_FAIL
Dynamic memory allocation failed.
NE_BAD_PARAM
On entry, argument value had an illegal value.
NE_CONVERGENCE
If fail.errnum=value and job=Nag_DoNothing, the algorithm failed to converge; value elements of an intermediate tridiagonal form did not converge to zero; if fail.errnum=value and job=Nag_EigVecs, then the algorithm failed to compute an eigenvalue while working on the submatrix lying in rows and column value/n+1 through value mod n+1.
NE_INT
On entry, n=value.
Constraint: n0.
On entry, pda=value.
Constraint: pda>0.
NE_INT_2
On entry, pda=value and n=value.
Constraint: pdamax1,n.
NE_INTERNAL_ERROR
An internal error has occurred in this function. Check the function call and any array sizes. If the call is correct then please contact NAG for assistance.

7  Accuracy

The computed eigenvalues and eigenvectors are exact for a nearby matrix A+E, where
E2 = Oε A2 ,
and ε is the machine precision. See Section 4.7 of Anderson et al. (1999) for further details.

8  Further Comments

The real analogue of this function is nag_dsyevd (f08fcc).

9  Example

This example computes all the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of the Hermitian matrix A, where
A = 1.0+0.0i 2.0-1.0i 3.0-1.0i 4.0-1.0i 2.0+1.0i 2.0+0.0i 3.0-2.0i 4.0-2.0i 3.0+1.0i 3.0+2.0i 3.0+0.0i 4.0-3.0i 4.0+1.0i 4.0+2.0i 4.0+3.0i 4.0+0.0i .
The example program for nag_zheevd (f08fqc) illustrates the computation of error bounds for the eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

9.1  Program Text

Program Text (f08fqce.c)

9.2  Program Data

Program Data (f08fqce.d)

9.3  Program Results

Program Results (f08fqce.r)


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