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Creates a sparse matrix of type SEQAIJSELL. This type inherits from AIJ and is largely identical, but keeps a "shadow" copy of the matrix in SEQSELL format, which is used when this format may be more suitable for a requested operation. Currently, SEQSELL format is used for MatMult, MatMultTranspose, MatMultAdd, MatMultTransposeAdd, and MatSOR operations. Because SEQAIJSELL is a subtype of SEQAIJ, the option "-mat_seqaij_type seqaijsell" can be used to make sequential AIJ matrices default to being instances of MATSEQAIJSELL.


PetscErrorCode  MatCreateSeqAIJSELL(MPI_Comm comm,PetscInt m,PetscInt n,PetscInt nz,const PetscInt nnz[],Mat *A)

Input Parameters

comm - MPI communicator, set to PETSC_COMM_SELF
m - number of rows
n - number of columns
nz - number of nonzeros per row (same for all rows)
nnz - array containing the number of nonzeros in the various rows (possibly different for each row) or NULL

Output Parameter

A - the matrix

Options Database Keys

-mat_aijsell_eager_shadow - Construct shadow matrix upon matrix assembly; default is to take a "lazy" approach, performing this step the first time the matrix is applied


If nnz is given then nz is ignored

See Also

MatCreate(), MatCreateMPIAIJSELL(), MatSetValues()




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