# NAG Library Function Document

## 1Purpose

nag_zheevd (f08fqc) computes all the eigenvalues and, optionally, all the eigenvectors of a complex Hermitian matrix. If the eigenvectors are requested, then it uses a divide-and-conquer algorithm to compute eigenvalues and eigenvectors. However, if only eigenvalues are required, then it uses the Pal–Walker–Kahan variant of the $QL$ or $QR$ algorithm.

## 2Specification

 #include #include
 void nag_zheevd (Nag_OrderType order, Nag_JobType job, Nag_UploType uplo, Integer n, Complex a[], Integer pda, double w[], NagError *fail)

## 3Description

nag_zheevd (f08fqc) computes all the eigenvalues and, optionally, all the eigenvectors of a complex Hermitian matrix $A$. In other words, it can compute the spectral factorization of $A$ as
 $A=ZΛZH,$
where $\Lambda$ is a real diagonal matrix whose diagonal elements are the eigenvalues ${\lambda }_{i}$, and $Z$ is the (complex) unitary matrix whose columns are the eigenvectors ${z}_{i}$. Thus
 $Azi=λizi, i=1,2,…,n.$

## 4References

Anderson E, Bai Z, Bischof C, Blackford S, Demmel J, Dongarra J J, Du Croz J J, Greenbaum A, Hammarling S, McKenney A and Sorensen D (1999) LAPACK Users' Guide (3rd Edition) SIAM, Philadelphia http://www.netlib.org/lapack/lug
Golub G H and Van Loan C F (1996) Matrix Computations (3rd Edition) Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

## 5Arguments

1:    $\mathbf{order}$Nag_OrderTypeInput
On entry: the order argument specifies the two-dimensional storage scheme being used, i.e., row-major ordering or column-major ordering. C language defined storage is specified by ${\mathbf{order}}=\mathrm{Nag_RowMajor}$. See Section 3.3.1.3 in How to Use the NAG Library and its Documentation for a more detailed explanation of the use of this argument.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{order}}=\mathrm{Nag_RowMajor}$ or $\mathrm{Nag_ColMajor}$.
2:    $\mathbf{job}$Nag_JobTypeInput
On entry: indicates whether eigenvectors are computed.
${\mathbf{job}}=\mathrm{Nag_DoNothing}$
Only eigenvalues are computed.
${\mathbf{job}}=\mathrm{Nag_EigVecs}$
Eigenvalues and eigenvectors are computed.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{job}}=\mathrm{Nag_DoNothing}$ or $\mathrm{Nag_EigVecs}$.
3:    $\mathbf{uplo}$Nag_UploTypeInput
On entry: indicates whether the upper or lower triangular part of $A$ is stored.
${\mathbf{uplo}}=\mathrm{Nag_Upper}$
The upper triangular part of $A$ is stored.
${\mathbf{uplo}}=\mathrm{Nag_Lower}$
The lower triangular part of $A$ is stored.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{uplo}}=\mathrm{Nag_Upper}$ or $\mathrm{Nag_Lower}$.
4:    $\mathbf{n}$IntegerInput
On entry: $n$, the order of the matrix $A$.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{n}}\ge 0$.
5:    $\mathbf{a}\left[\mathit{dim}\right]$ComplexInput/Output
Note: the dimension, dim, of the array a must be at least $\mathrm{max}\phantom{\rule{0.125em}{0ex}}\left(1,{\mathbf{pda}}×{\mathbf{n}}\right)$.
On entry: the $n$ by $n$ Hermitian matrix $A$.
If ${\mathbf{order}}=\mathrm{Nag_ColMajor}$, ${A}_{ij}$ is stored in ${\mathbf{a}}\left[\left(j-1\right)×{\mathbf{pda}}+i-1\right]$.
If ${\mathbf{order}}=\mathrm{Nag_RowMajor}$, ${A}_{ij}$ is stored in ${\mathbf{a}}\left[\left(i-1\right)×{\mathbf{pda}}+j-1\right]$.
If ${\mathbf{uplo}}=\mathrm{Nag_Upper}$, the upper triangular part of $A$ must be stored and the elements of the array below the diagonal are not referenced.
If ${\mathbf{uplo}}=\mathrm{Nag_Lower}$, the lower triangular part of $A$ must be stored and the elements of the array above the diagonal are not referenced.
On exit: if ${\mathbf{job}}=\mathrm{Nag_EigVecs}$, a is overwritten by the unitary matrix $Z$ which contains the eigenvectors of $A$.
6:    $\mathbf{pda}$IntegerInput
On entry: the stride separating row or column elements (depending on the value of order) of the matrix $A$ in the array a.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{pda}}\ge \mathrm{max}\phantom{\rule{0.125em}{0ex}}\left(1,{\mathbf{n}}\right)$.
7:    $\mathbf{w}\left[\mathit{dim}\right]$doubleOutput
Note: the dimension, dim, of the array w must be at least $\mathrm{max}\phantom{\rule{0.125em}{0ex}}\left(1,{\mathbf{n}}\right)$.
On exit: the eigenvalues of the matrix $A$ in ascending order.
8:    $\mathbf{fail}$NagError *Input/Output
The NAG error argument (see Section 3.7 in How to Use the NAG Library and its Documentation).

## 6Error Indicators and Warnings

NE_ALLOC_FAIL
Dynamic memory allocation failed.
See Section 2.3.1.2 in How to Use the NAG Library and its Documentation for further information.
On entry, argument $〈\mathit{\text{value}}〉$ had an illegal value.
NE_CONVERGENCE
If ${\mathbf{fail}}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{errnum}=〈\mathit{\text{value}}〉$ and ${\mathbf{job}}=\mathrm{Nag_DoNothing}$, the algorithm failed to converge; $〈\mathit{\text{value}}〉$ elements of an intermediate tridiagonal form did not converge to zero; if ${\mathbf{fail}}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{errnum}=〈\mathit{\text{value}}〉$ and ${\mathbf{job}}=\mathrm{Nag_EigVecs}$, then the algorithm failed to compute an eigenvalue while working on the submatrix lying in rows and column $〈\mathit{\text{value}}〉/\left({\mathbf{n}}+1\right)$ through .
NE_INT
On entry, ${\mathbf{n}}=〈\mathit{\text{value}}〉$.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{n}}\ge 0$.
On entry, ${\mathbf{pda}}=〈\mathit{\text{value}}〉$.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{pda}}>0$.
NE_INT_2
On entry, ${\mathbf{pda}}=〈\mathit{\text{value}}〉$ and ${\mathbf{n}}=〈\mathit{\text{value}}〉$.
Constraint: ${\mathbf{pda}}\ge \mathrm{max}\phantom{\rule{0.125em}{0ex}}\left(1,{\mathbf{n}}\right)$.
NE_INTERNAL_ERROR
An internal error has occurred in this function. Check the function call and any array sizes. If the call is correct then please contact NAG for assistance.
See Section 2.7.6 in How to Use the NAG Library and its Documentation for further information.
NE_NO_LICENCE
Your licence key may have expired or may not have been installed correctly.
See Section 2.7.5 in How to Use the NAG Library and its Documentation for further information.

## 7Accuracy

The computed eigenvalues and eigenvectors are exact for a nearby matrix $\left(A+E\right)$, where
 $E2 = Oε A2 ,$
and $\epsilon$ is the machine precision. See Section 4.7 of Anderson et al. (1999) for further details.

## 8Parallelism and Performance

nag_zheevd (f08fqc) is threaded by NAG for parallel execution in multithreaded implementations of the NAG Library.
nag_zheevd (f08fqc) makes calls to BLAS and/or LAPACK routines, which may be threaded within the vendor library used by this implementation. Consult the documentation for the vendor library for further information.
Please consult the x06 Chapter Introduction for information on how to control and interrogate the OpenMP environment used within this function. Please also consult the Users' Note for your implementation for any additional implementation-specific information.

The real analogue of this function is nag_dsyevd (f08fcc).

## 10Example

This example computes all the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of the Hermitian matrix $A$, where
 $A = 1.0+0.0i 2.0-1.0i 3.0-1.0i 4.0-1.0i 2.0+1.0i 2.0+0.0i 3.0-2.0i 4.0-2.0i 3.0+1.0i 3.0+2.0i 3.0+0.0i 4.0-3.0i 4.0+1.0i 4.0+2.0i 4.0+3.0i 4.0+0.0i .$
The example program for nag_zheevd (f08fqc) illustrates the computation of error bounds for the eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

### 10.1Program Text

Program Text (f08fqce.c)

### 10.2Program Data

Program Data (f08fqce.d)

### 10.3Program Results

Program Results (f08fqce.r)

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