# dsptrd.f

Section: LAPACK (3)
Updated: Tue Nov 14 2017
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dsptrd.f

## SYNOPSIS

### Functions/Subroutines

subroutine dsptrd (UPLO, N, AP, D, E, TAU, INFO)
DSPTRD

## Function/Subroutine Documentation

### subroutine dsptrd (character UPLO, integer N, double precision, dimension( * ) AP, double precision, dimension( * ) D, double precision, dimension( * ) E, double precision, dimension( * ) TAU, integer INFO)

DSPTRD

Purpose:

``` DSPTRD reduces a real symmetric matrix A stored in packed form to
symmetric tridiagonal form T by an orthogonal similarity
transformation: Q**T * A * Q = T.
```

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.
```

AP

```          AP is DOUBLE PRECISION array, dimension (N*(N+1)/2)
On entry, the upper or lower triangle of the symmetric matrix
A, packed columnwise in a linear array.  The j-th column of A
is stored in the array AP as follows:
if UPLO = 'U', AP(i + (j-1)*j/2) = A(i,j) for 1<=i<=j;
if UPLO = 'L', AP(i + (j-1)*(2*n-j)/2) = A(i,j) for j<=i<=n.
On exit, if UPLO = 'U', the diagonal and first superdiagonal
of A are overwritten by the corresponding elements of the
tridiagonal matrix T, and the elements above the first
superdiagonal, with the array TAU, represent the orthogonal
matrix Q as a product of elementary reflectors; if UPLO
= 'L', the diagonal and first subdiagonal of A are over-
written by the corresponding elements of the tridiagonal
matrix T, and the elements below the first subdiagonal, with
the array TAU, represent the orthogonal matrix Q as a product
of elementary reflectors. See Further Details.
```

D

```          D is DOUBLE PRECISION array, dimension (N)
The diagonal elements of the tridiagonal matrix T:
D(i) = A(i,i).
```

E

```          E is DOUBLE PRECISION array, dimension (N-1)
The off-diagonal elements of the tridiagonal matrix T:
E(i) = A(i,i+1) if UPLO = 'U', E(i) = A(i+1,i) if UPLO = 'L'.
```

TAU

```          TAU is DOUBLE PRECISION array, dimension (N-1)
The scalar factors of the elementary reflectors (see Further
Details).
```

INFO

```          INFO is INTEGER
= 0:  successful exit
< 0:  if INFO = -i, the i-th argument had an illegal value
```

Author:

Univ. of Tennessee

Univ. of California Berkeley

NAG Ltd.

Date:

December 2016

Further Details:

```  If UPLO = 'U', the matrix Q is represented as a product of elementary
reflectors

Q = H(n-1) . . . H(2) H(1).

Each H(i) has the form

H(i) = I - tau * v * v**T

where tau is a real scalar, and v is a real vector with
v(i+1:n) = 0 and v(i) = 1; v(1:i-1) is stored on exit in AP,
overwriting A(1:i-1,i+1), and tau is stored in TAU(i).

If UPLO = 'L', the matrix Q is represented as a product of elementary
reflectors

Q = H(1) H(2) . . . H(n-1).

Each H(i) has the form

H(i) = I - tau * v * v**T

where tau is a real scalar, and v is a real vector with
v(1:i) = 0 and v(i+1) = 1; v(i+2:n) is stored on exit in AP,
overwriting A(i+2:n,i), and tau is stored in TAU(i).
```

Definition at line 152 of file dsptrd.f.

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