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LOCA::Homotopy::AbstractGroup Class Reference

Interface to underlying groups for homotopy calculations. More...

#include <LOCA_Homotopy_AbstractGroup.H>

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 AbstractGroup ()
 Default constructor.
virtual ~AbstractGroup ()
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augmentJacobianForHomotopy (double a, double b)=0
 Replace Jacobian $J$ by $aJ+bI$ where $I$ is the identity matrix.

Detailed Description

Interface to underlying groups for homotopy calculations.

This abstract class provides an interface for a homotopy technique for solving nonlinear equations. See LOCA::Homotopy::Group for a description of the technique used. This class provides a single pure virtual method, augmentJacobianForHomotopy(), which scales the diagonal of the Jacobian by a constant times the identity matrix.

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