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MatSetRandom

Sets all components of a matrix to random numbers. For sparse matrices that have been preallocated but not been assembled it randomly selects appropriate locations, for sparse matrices that already have locations it fills the locations with random numbers

Synopsis

#include "petscmat.h" 
PetscErrorCode MatSetRandom(Mat x,PetscRandom rctx)
Logically Collective on Mat

Input Parameters

x - the matrix
rctx - the random number context, formed by PetscRandomCreate(), or NULL and it will create one internally.

Output Parameter

x -the matrix

Example of Usage

     PetscRandomCreate(PETSC_COMM_WORLD,&rctx);
     MatSetRandom(x,rctx);
     PetscRandomDestroy(rctx);

See Also

MatZeroEntries(), MatSetValues(), PetscRandomCreate(), PetscRandomDestroy()

Level

intermediate

Location

src/mat/interface/matrix.c

Examples

src/mat/examples/tutorials/ex9.c.html

Implementations

MatSetRandom_MPIAIJ in src/mat/impls/aij/mpi/mpiaij.c
MatSetRandom_SeqAIJ in src/mat/impls/aij/seq/aij.c
MatSetRandom_MPIDense in src/mat/impls/dense/mpi/mpidense.c
MatSetRandom_SeqDense in src/mat/impls/dense/seq/dense.c
MatSetRandom_Nest in src/mat/impls/nest/matnest.c
MatSetRandom_MPISELL in src/mat/impls/sell/mpi/mpisell.c

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