[petsc-users] About MatTransposeMatMult

Jed Brown jedbrown at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Sep 27 03:00:10 CDT 2013

Joon Hee Choi <choi240 at purdue.edu> writes:

> Dear Hong,
> Thank you for your reply. I think it reduces the number of flops to
> use a seqaij matrix C because I will use very large sparse matrix for
> A and also multiply C and another large matrix. 

Joon, if A is sparse with at least one nonzero per row, and B is a dense
matrix, then C = A*B is not sparse in the sense that literally every
entry is nonzero.
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