LOCA::Homotopy::AbstractGroup Class Reference

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

#include <LOCA_Homotopy_AbstractGroup.H>

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Public Member Functions

 AbstractGroup ()
 Default constructor.
virtual ~AbstractGroup ()
Pure virtual methods
These methods must be defined by any concrete implementation

virtual AbstractGroupoperator= (const AbstractGroup &source)=0
 Assignment operator.
virtual NOX::Abstract::Group::ReturnType augmentJacobianForHomotopy (double conParamValue)=0
 Replace Jacobian $J$ by $J+pI$ where $I$ is the identity matrix and $p$ is a scalar (conParamValue).

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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