Picard Solver

Matthew Knepley knepley at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 23:31:30 CST 2009

I am responsible for the Picard implementation, and also for the lack of
documentation. It has only quadratic line search now. I can give an
example of custom line search if yo want.


On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 8:43 PM, Dave Lee <dave at vpac.org> wrote:

> Does PETSc v. 3.0.0 include a fully implemented Picard non-linear solver?
> I'm just wondering because there seems to be some functionality in the
> src/snes/impls/picard directory, but there's very little documentation on
> any of this in the online index pages, and nothing in the version 3.0.0
> manual...
> Cheers, Dave.

What most experimenters take for granted before they begin their experiments
is infinitely more interesting than any results to which their experiments
-- Norbert Wiener
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