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BlockIndices Class Reference

Auxiliary class aiding in the handling of block structures like in BlockVector or FESystem. More...

#include <deal.II/lac/block_indices.h>

Inheritance diagram for BlockIndices:

Public Types

typedef types::global_dof_index size_type

Public Member Functions

 BlockIndices ()
 BlockIndices (const std::vector< size_type > &block_sizes)
 BlockIndices (const unsigned int n_blocks, const size_type block_size=0)
void reinit (const unsigned int n_blocks, const size_type n_elements_per_block)
void reinit (const std::vector< size_type > &block_sizes)
void push_back (const size_type size)
BlockIndicesoperator= (const BlockIndices &b)
bool operator== (const BlockIndices &b) const
void swap (BlockIndices &b)
std::size_t memory_consumption () const
Size information
unsigned int size () const
size_type total_size () const
size_type block_size (const unsigned int i) const
Index conversion

Functions in this group assume an object, which was created after sorting by block, such that each block forms a set of consecutive indices in the object. If applied to other objects, the numbers obtained from these functions are meaningless.

std::pair< unsigned int,
global_to_local (const size_type i) const
size_type local_to_global (const unsigned int block, const size_type index) const
size_type block_start (const unsigned int i) const
- Public Member Functions inherited from Subscriptor
 Subscriptor ()
 Subscriptor (const Subscriptor &)
virtual ~Subscriptor ()
Subscriptoroperator= (const Subscriptor &)
void subscribe (const char *identifier=0) const
void unsubscribe (const char *identifier=0) const
unsigned int n_subscriptions () const
void list_subscribers () const
 DeclException3 (ExcInUse, int, char *, std::string &,<< "Object of class "<< arg2<< " is still used by "<< arg1<< " other objects."<< "\n\n"<< "(Additional information: "<< arg3<< ")\n\n"<< "See the entry in the Frequently Asked Questions of "<< "deal.II (linked to from for "<< "a lot more information on what this error means and "<< "how to fix programs in which it happens.")
 DeclException2 (ExcNoSubscriber, char *, char *,<< "No subscriber with identifier <"<< arg2<< "> subscribes to this object of class "<< arg1<< ". Consequently, it cannot be unsubscribed.")
template<class Archive >
void serialize (Archive &ar, const unsigned int version)

Private Attributes

unsigned int n_blocks
std::vector< size_typestart_indices

Related Functions

(Note that these are not member functions.)

void swap (BlockIndices &u, BlockIndices &v)

Detailed Description

Auxiliary class aiding in the handling of block structures like in BlockVector or FESystem.

The information obtained from this class falls into two groups. First, it is possible to obtain the number of blocks, namely size(), the block_size() for each block and the total_size() of the object described by the block indices, namely the length of the whole index set. These functions do not make any assumption on the ordering of the index set.

If on the other hand the index set is ordered "by blocks", such that each block forms a consecutive set of indices, this class that manages the conversion of global indices into a block vector or matrix to the local indices within this block. This is required, for example, when you address a global element in a block vector and want to know which element within which block this is. It is also useful if a matrix is composed of several blocks, where you have to translate global row and column indices to local ones.

@ Block (linear algebra)

Wolfgang Bangerth, Guido Kanschat, 2000, 2007, 2011

Definition at line 53 of file block_indices.h.

Member Typedef Documentation

Declare the type for container size.

Definition at line 59 of file block_indices.h.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

BlockIndices::BlockIndices ( )

Default constructor. Initialize for zero blocks.

Definition at line 325 of file block_indices.h.

BlockIndices::BlockIndices ( const std::vector< size_type > &  block_sizes)

Constructor. Initialize the number of entries in each block i as block_sizes[i]. The number of blocks will be the size of block_sizes.

Definition at line 348 of file block_indices.h.

BlockIndices::BlockIndices ( const unsigned int  n_blocks,
const size_type  block_size = 0 

Specialized constructor for a structure with blocks of equal size.

Definition at line 334 of file block_indices.h.

Member Function Documentation

void BlockIndices::reinit ( const unsigned int  n_blocks,
const size_type  n_elements_per_block 

Reinitialize the number of blocks and assign each block the same number of elements.

Definition at line 298 of file block_indices.h.

void BlockIndices::reinit ( const std::vector< size_type > &  block_sizes)

Reinitialize the number of indices within each block from the given argument. The number of blocks will be adjusted to the size of block_sizes and the size of block i is set to block_sizes[i].

Definition at line 311 of file block_indices.h.

void BlockIndices::push_back ( const size_type  size)

Add another block of given size to the end of the block structure.

Definition at line 359 of file block_indices.h.

unsigned int BlockIndices::size ( ) const

Number of blocks in index field.

Definition at line 398 of file block_indices.h.

BlockIndices::size_type BlockIndices::total_size ( ) const

Return the total number of indices accumulated over all blocks, that is, the dimension of the vector space of the block vector.

Definition at line 407 of file block_indices.h.

BlockIndices::size_type BlockIndices::block_size ( const unsigned int  i) const

The size of the ith block.

Definition at line 417 of file block_indices.h.

std::pair< unsigned int, BlockIndices::size_type > BlockIndices::global_to_local ( const size_type  i) const

Return the block and the index within that block for the global index i. The first element of the pair is the block, the second the index within it.

Definition at line 369 of file block_indices.h.

BlockIndices::size_type BlockIndices::local_to_global ( const unsigned int  block,
const size_type  index 
) const

Return the global index of index in block block.

Definition at line 385 of file block_indices.h.

BlockIndices::size_type BlockIndices::block_start ( const unsigned int  i) const

The start index of the ith block.

Definition at line 427 of file block_indices.h.

BlockIndices & BlockIndices::operator= ( const BlockIndices b)

Copy operator.

Definition at line 437 of file block_indices.h.

bool BlockIndices::operator== ( const BlockIndices b) const

Compare whether two objects are the same, i.e. whether the number of blocks and the sizes of all blocks are equal.

Definition at line 448 of file block_indices.h.

void BlockIndices::swap ( BlockIndices b)

Swap the contents of these two objects.

Definition at line 464 of file block_indices.h.

std::size_t BlockIndices::memory_consumption ( ) const

Determine an estimate for the memory consumption (in bytes) of this object.

Definition at line 474 of file block_indices.h.

Friends And Related Function Documentation

void swap ( BlockIndices u,
BlockIndices v 

Global function swap which overloads the default implementation of the C++ standard library which uses a temporary object. The function simply exchanges the data of the two objects.

Wolfgang Bangerth, 2000

Definition at line 494 of file block_indices.h.

Member Data Documentation

unsigned int BlockIndices::n_blocks

Number of blocks. While this value could be obtained through start_indices.size()-1, we cache this value for faster access.

Definition at line 178 of file block_indices.h.

std::vector<size_type> BlockIndices::start_indices

Global starting index of each vector. The last and redundant value is the total number of entries.

Definition at line 184 of file block_indices.h.

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