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Semi-smooth solver for variational inequalities based on Newton's method

Options Database

-snes_type <vinewtonssls,vinewtonrsls> a semi- smooth solver, a reduced space active set method
-snes_vi_monitor - prints the number of active constraints at each iteration.


- T. S. Munson, F. Facchinei, M. C. Ferris, A. Fischer, and C. Kanzow. The semismooth algorithm for large scale complementarity problems. INFORMS Journal on Computing, 13 (2001). - T. S. Munson, and S. Benson. Flexible Complementarity Solvers for Large-Scale Applications, Optimization Methods and Software, 21 (2006).

See Also

SNESVISetVariableBounds(), SNESVISetComputeVariableBounds(), SNESCreate(), SNES, SNESSetType(), SNESVINEWTONRSLS, SNESNEWTONTR, SNESLineSearchSet(),SNESLineSearchSetPostCheck(), SNESLineSearchSetPreCheck()

Index of all SNES routines
Table of Contents for all manual pages
Index of all manual pages