# potrf2 - Man Page

potrf2: triangular factor panel, recursive?

## Synopsis

### Functions

recursive subroutine **cpotrf2** (uplo, n, a, lda, info)**CPOTRF2**

recursive subroutine **dpotrf2** (uplo, n, a, lda, info)**DPOTRF2**

recursive subroutine **spotrf2** (uplo, n, a, lda, info)**SPOTRF2**

recursive subroutine **zpotrf2** (uplo, n, a, lda, info)**ZPOTRF2**

## Detailed Description

## Function Documentation

### recursive subroutine cpotrf2 (character uplo, integer n, complex, dimension( lda, * ) a, integer lda, integer info)

**CPOTRF2**

**Purpose:**

CPOTRF2 computes the Cholesky factorization of a Hermitian positive definite matrix A using the recursive algorithm. The factorization has the form A = U**H * U, if UPLO = 'U', or A = L * L**H, if UPLO = 'L', where U is an upper triangular matrix and L is lower triangular. This is the recursive version of the algorithm. It divides the matrix into four submatrices: [ A11 | A12 ] where A11 is n1 by n1 and A22 is n2 by n2 A = [ -----|----- ] with n1 = n/2 [ A21 | A22 ] n2 = n-n1 The subroutine calls itself to factor A11. Update and scale A21 or A12, update A22 then calls itself to factor A22.

**Parameters***UPLO*UPLO is CHARACTER*1 = 'U': Upper triangle of A is stored; = 'L': Lower triangle of A is stored.

*N*N is INTEGER The order of the matrix A. N >= 0.

*A*A is COMPLEX array, dimension (LDA,N) On entry, the Hermitian matrix A. If UPLO = 'U', the leading N-by-N upper triangular part of A contains the upper triangular part of the matrix A, and the strictly lower triangular part of A is not referenced. If UPLO = 'L', the leading N-by-N lower triangular part of A contains the lower triangular part of the matrix A, and the strictly upper triangular part of A is not referenced. On exit, if INFO = 0, the factor U or L from the Cholesky factorization A = U**H*U or A = L*L**H.

*LDA*LDA is INTEGER The leading dimension of the array A. LDA >= max(1,N).

*INFO*INFO is INTEGER = 0: successful exit < 0: if INFO = -i, the i-th argument had an illegal value > 0: if INFO = i, the leading principal minor of order i is not positive, and the factorization could not be completed.

**Author**Univ. of Tennessee

Univ. of California Berkeley

Univ. of Colorado Denver

NAG Ltd.

Definition at line **105** of file **cpotrf2.f**.

### recursive subroutine dpotrf2 (character uplo, integer n, double precision, dimension( lda, * ) a, integer lda, integer info)

**DPOTRF2**

**Purpose:**

DPOTRF2 computes the Cholesky factorization of a real symmetric positive definite matrix A using the recursive algorithm. The factorization has the form A = U**T * U, if UPLO = 'U', or A = L * L**T, if UPLO = 'L', where U is an upper triangular matrix and L is lower triangular. This is the recursive version of the algorithm. It divides the matrix into four submatrices: [ A11 | A12 ] where A11 is n1 by n1 and A22 is n2 by n2 A = [ -----|----- ] with n1 = n/2 [ A21 | A22 ] n2 = n-n1 The subroutine calls itself to factor A11. Update and scale A21 or A12, update A22 then calls itself to factor A22.

**Parameters***UPLO*UPLO is CHARACTER*1 = 'U': Upper triangle of A is stored; = 'L': Lower triangle of A is stored.

*N*N is INTEGER The order of the matrix A. N >= 0.

*A*A is DOUBLE PRECISION array, dimension (LDA,N) On entry, the symmetric matrix A. If UPLO = 'U', the leading N-by-N upper triangular part of A contains the upper triangular part of the matrix A, and the strictly lower triangular part of A is not referenced. If UPLO = 'L', the leading N-by-N lower triangular part of A contains the lower triangular part of the matrix A, and the strictly upper triangular part of A is not referenced. On exit, if INFO = 0, the factor U or L from the Cholesky factorization A = U**T*U or A = L*L**T.

*LDA*LDA is INTEGER The leading dimension of the array A. LDA >= max(1,N).

*INFO*INFO is INTEGER = 0: successful exit < 0: if INFO = -i, the i-th argument had an illegal value > 0: if INFO = i, the leading principal minor of order i is not positive, and the factorization could not be completed.

**Author**Univ. of Tennessee

Univ. of California Berkeley

Univ. of Colorado Denver

NAG Ltd.

Definition at line **105** of file **dpotrf2.f**.

### recursive subroutine spotrf2 (character uplo, integer n, real, dimension( lda, * ) a, integer lda, integer info)

**SPOTRF2**

**Purpose:**

SPOTRF2 computes the Cholesky factorization of a real symmetric positive definite matrix A using the recursive algorithm. The factorization has the form A = U**T * U, if UPLO = 'U', or A = L * L**T, if UPLO = 'L', where U is an upper triangular matrix and L is lower triangular. This is the recursive version of the algorithm. It divides the matrix into four submatrices: [ A11 | A12 ] where A11 is n1 by n1 and A22 is n2 by n2 A = [ -----|----- ] with n1 = n/2 [ A21 | A22 ] n2 = n-n1 The subroutine calls itself to factor A11. Update and scale A21 or A12, update A22 then call itself to factor A22.

**Parameters***UPLO*UPLO is CHARACTER*1 = 'U': Upper triangle of A is stored; = 'L': Lower triangle of A is stored.

*N*N is INTEGER The order of the matrix A. N >= 0.

*A*A is REAL array, dimension (LDA,N) On entry, the symmetric matrix A. If UPLO = 'U', the leading N-by-N upper triangular part of A contains the upper triangular part of the matrix A, and the strictly lower triangular part of A is not referenced. If UPLO = 'L', the leading N-by-N lower triangular part of A contains the lower triangular part of the matrix A, and the strictly upper triangular part of A is not referenced. On exit, if INFO = 0, the factor U or L from the Cholesky factorization A = U**T*U or A = L*L**T.

*LDA*LDA is INTEGER The leading dimension of the array A. LDA >= max(1,N).

*INFO*INFO is INTEGER = 0: successful exit < 0: if INFO = -i, the i-th argument had an illegal value > 0: if INFO = i, the leading principal minor of order i is not positive, and the factorization could not be completed.

**Author**Univ. of Tennessee

Univ. of California Berkeley

Univ. of Colorado Denver

NAG Ltd.

Definition at line **105** of file **spotrf2.f**.

### recursive subroutine zpotrf2 (character uplo, integer n, complex*16, dimension( lda, * ) a, integer lda, integer info)

**ZPOTRF2**

**Purpose:**

ZPOTRF2 computes the Cholesky factorization of a Hermitian positive definite matrix A using the recursive algorithm. The factorization has the form A = U**H * U, if UPLO = 'U', or A = L * L**H, if UPLO = 'L', where U is an upper triangular matrix and L is lower triangular. This is the recursive version of the algorithm. It divides the matrix into four submatrices: [ A11 | A12 ] where A11 is n1 by n1 and A22 is n2 by n2 A = [ -----|----- ] with n1 = n/2 [ A21 | A22 ] n2 = n-n1 The subroutine calls itself to factor A11. Update and scale A21 or A12, update A22 then call itself to factor A22.

**Parameters***UPLO*UPLO is CHARACTER*1 = 'U': Upper triangle of A is stored; = 'L': Lower triangle of A is stored.

*N*N is INTEGER The order of the matrix A. N >= 0.

*A*A is COMPLEX*16 array, dimension (LDA,N) On entry, the Hermitian matrix A. If UPLO = 'U', the leading N-by-N upper triangular part of A contains the upper triangular part of the matrix A, and the strictly lower triangular part of A is not referenced. If UPLO = 'L', the leading N-by-N lower triangular part of A contains the lower triangular part of the matrix A, and the strictly upper triangular part of A is not referenced. On exit, if INFO = 0, the factor U or L from the Cholesky factorization A = U**H*U or A = L*L**H.

*LDA*LDA is INTEGER The leading dimension of the array A. LDA >= max(1,N).

*INFO***Author**Univ. of Tennessee

Univ. of California Berkeley

Univ. of Colorado Denver

NAG Ltd.

Definition at line **105** of file **zpotrf2.f**.

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