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# NAG Library Function Documentnag_dtrmv (f16pfc)

## 1  Purpose

nag_dtrmv (f16pfc) performs matrix-vector multiplication for a real triangular matrix.

## 2  Specification

 #include #include
 void nag_dtrmv (Nag_OrderType order, Nag_UploType uplo, Nag_TransType trans, Nag_DiagType diag, Integer n, double alpha, const double a[], Integer pda, double x[], Integer incx, NagError *fail)

## 3  Description

nag_dtrmv (f16pfc) performs one of the matrix-vector operations
 $x←αAx or x←αATx,$
where $A$ is an $n$ by $n$ real triangular matrix, $x$ is an $n$-element real vector and $\alpha$ is a real scalar.

## 4  References

Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms Technical (BLAST) Forum (2001) Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms Technical (BLAST) Forum Standard University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee http://www.netlib.org/blas/blast-forum/blas-report.pdf

## 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 ${\mathbf{order}}=\mathrm{Nag_RowMajor}$. See Section 3.2.1.3 in the Essential Introduction for a more detailed explanation of the use of this argument.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{order}}=\mathrm{Nag_RowMajor}$ or $\mathrm{Nag_ColMajor}$.
2:     uploNag_UploTypeInput
On entry: specifies whether $A$ is upper or lower triangular.
${\mathbf{uplo}}=\mathrm{Nag_Upper}$
$A$ is upper triangular.
${\mathbf{uplo}}=\mathrm{Nag_Lower}$
$A$ is lower triangular.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{uplo}}=\mathrm{Nag_Upper}$ or $\mathrm{Nag_Lower}$.
3:     transNag_TransTypeInput
On entry: specifies the operation to be performed.
${\mathbf{trans}}=\mathrm{Nag_NoTrans}$
$x←\alpha Ax$.
${\mathbf{trans}}=\mathrm{Nag_Trans}$ or $\mathrm{Nag_ConjTrans}$
$x←\alpha {A}^{\mathrm{T}}x$.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{trans}}=\mathrm{Nag_NoTrans}$, $\mathrm{Nag_Trans}$ or $\mathrm{Nag_ConjTrans}$.
4:     diagNag_DiagTypeInput
On entry: specifies whether $A$ has nonunit or unit diagonal elements.
${\mathbf{diag}}=\mathrm{Nag_NonUnitDiag}$
The diagonal elements are stored explicitly.
${\mathbf{diag}}=\mathrm{Nag_UnitDiag}$
The diagonal elements are assumed to be $1$ and are not referenced.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{diag}}=\mathrm{Nag_NonUnitDiag}$ or $\mathrm{Nag_UnitDiag}$.
5:     nIntegerInput
On entry: $n$, the order of the matrix $A$.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{n}}\ge 0$.
On entry: the scalar $\alpha$.
7:     a[$\mathit{dim}$]const doubleInput
Note: the dimension, dim, of the array a must be at least $\mathrm{max}\phantom{\rule{0.125em}{0ex}}\left(1,{\mathbf{pda}}×{\mathbf{n}}\right)$.
On entry: the $n$ by $n$ triangular matrix $A$.
If ${\mathbf{order}}=\mathrm{Nag_ColMajor}$, ${A}_{ij}$ is stored in ${\mathbf{a}}\left[\left(j-1\right)×{\mathbf{pda}}+i-1\right]$.
If ${\mathbf{order}}=\mathrm{Nag_RowMajor}$, ${A}_{ij}$ is stored in ${\mathbf{a}}\left[\left(i-1\right)×{\mathbf{pda}}+j-1\right]$.
If ${\mathbf{uplo}}=\mathrm{Nag_Upper}$, the upper triangular part of $A$ must be stored and the elements of the array below the diagonal are not referenced.
If ${\mathbf{uplo}}=\mathrm{Nag_Lower}$, the lower triangular part of $A$ must be stored and the elements of the array above the diagonal are not referenced.
If ${\mathbf{diag}}=\mathrm{Nag_UnitDiag}$, the diagonal elements of $A$ are assumed to be $1$, and are not referenced.
8:     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: ${\mathbf{pda}}\ge \mathrm{max}\phantom{\rule{0.125em}{0ex}}\left(1,{\mathbf{n}}\right)$.
9:     x[$\mathit{dim}$]doubleInput/Output
Note: the dimension, dim, of the array x must be at least $\mathrm{max}\phantom{\rule{0.125em}{0ex}}\left(1,1+\left({\mathbf{n}}-1\right)\left|{\mathbf{incx}}\right|\right)$.
On entry: the right-hand side vector $b$.
On exit: the solution vector $x$.
10:   incxIntegerInput
On entry: the increment in the subscripts of x between successive elements of $x$.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{incx}}\ne 0$.
11:   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.
On entry, argument $⟨\mathit{\text{value}}⟩$ had an illegal value.
NE_INT
On entry, ${\mathbf{incx}}=⟨\mathit{\text{value}}⟩$.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{incx}}\ne 0$.
On entry, ${\mathbf{n}}=⟨\mathit{\text{value}}⟩$.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{n}}\ge 0$.
NE_INT_2
On entry, ${\mathbf{pda}}=⟨\mathit{\text{value}}⟩$, ${\mathbf{n}}=⟨\mathit{\text{value}}⟩$.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{pda}}\ge \mathrm{max}\phantom{\rule{0.125em}{0ex}}\left(1,{\mathbf{n}}\right)$.

## 7  Accuracy

The BLAS standard requires accurate implementations which avoid unnecessary over/underflow (see Section 2.7 of Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms Technical (BLAST) Forum (2001)).

Not applicable.

None.

## 10  Example

This example computes the matrix-vector product
 $y=αAx$
where
 $A = 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 0.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 ,$
 $x = -1.0 2.0 -3.0 1.0$
and
 $α=1.5 .$

### 10.1  Program Text

Program Text (f16pfce.c)

### 10.2  Program Data

Program Data (f16pfce.d)

### 10.3  Program Results

Program Results (f16pfce.r)