tao-2.1-p0 2012-07-24

TaoCreate

Creates a TAO solver

Synopsis

#include "taosolver.h" 
PetscErrorCode TaoCreate(MPI_Comm comm, TaoSolver *newtao)
Collective on MPI_Comm

Input Parameter

comm -MPI communicator

Output Parameter

newtao -the new TaoSolver context

Available methods include

tao_nls - Newton's method with line search for unconstrained minimization
tao_ntr - Newton's method with trust region for unconstrained minimization
tao_ntl - Newton's method with trust region, line search for unconstrained minimization
tao_lmvm - Limited memory variable metric method for unconstrained minimization
tao_cg - Nonlinear conjugate gradient method for unconstrained minimization
tao_nm - Nelder-Mead algorithm for derivate-free unconstrained minimization ation
tao_tron - Newton Trust Region method for bound constrained minimization
tao_gpcg - Newton Trust Region method for quadratic bound constrained minimization
tao_blmvm - Limited memory variable metric method for bound constrained minimization
tao_lcl - Linearly constrained Lagrangian method for pde-constrained minimization
tao_pounders - Model-based algorithm for nonlinear least squares

Options Database Keys

-tao_method - select which method TAO should use
-tao_type - identical to -tao_method

See Also

TaoSolve(), TaoDestroy()

Level:beginner
Location:src/interface/taosolver.c
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Examples

src/unconstrained/examples/tutorials/eptorsion1.c.html
src/unconstrained/examples/tutorials/eptorsion2.c.html
src/unconstrained/examples/tutorials/minsurf2.c.html
src/unconstrained/examples/tutorials/rosenbrock1.c.html
src/unconstrained/examples/tutorials/eptorsion2f.F.html
src/unconstrained/examples/tutorials/rosenbrock1f.F.html
src/bound/examples/tutorials/plate2.c.html
src/bound/examples/tutorials/jbearing2.c.html
src/bound/examples/tutorials/plate2f.F.html
src/complementarity/examples/tutorials/minsurf1.c.html
src/complementarity/examples/tutorials/blackscholes.c.html
src/leastsquares/examples/tutorials/chwirut1.c.html
src/leastsquares/examples/tutorials/chwirut2.c.html
src/leastsquares/examples/tutorials/chwirut1f.F.html
src/leastsquares/examples/tutorials/chwirut2f.F.html
src/pde_constrained/examples/tutorials/elliptic.c.html
src/pde_constrained/examples/tutorials/parabolic.c.html
src/pde_constrained/examples/tutorials/hyperbolic.c.html