References for preconditioners and solver methods.

Stephen R Ball Stephen.R.Ball at
Fri Feb 15 04:44:11 CST 2008


Can you tell me where I can get hold of the developer documentation?



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On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 10:30 AM, Stephen R Ball
<Stephen.R.Ball at> wrote:
>  If anyone can provide references for the Bi-CG, Chebychev, CR
>  Residuals), QCG (Quadratic CG) and Richardson solvers that would be
>  much appreciated.
>  > QCG
>     The Conjugate Gradient Method and Trust Regions in Large Scale
>  Optimization, Trond Steihaug
>     SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, Vol. 20, No. 3 (Jun., 1983),
>  pp. 626-637

and I put Richardson in the source yesterday, so it should be up on
the developer
documentation online today.


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