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NAME ZLACON - estimate the 1-norm of a square, complex matrix A SYNOPSIS SUBROUTINE ZLACON( N, V, X, EST, KASE ) INTEGER KASE, N DOUBLE PRECISION EST COMPLEX*16 V( N ), X( N ) PURPOSE ZLACON estimates the 1-norm of a square, complex matrix A. Reverse communication is used for evaluating matrix-vector products. ARGUMENTS N (input) INTEGER The order of the matrix. N >= 1. V (workspace) COMPLEX*16 array, dimension (N) On the final return, V = A*W, where EST = norm(V)/norm(W) (W is not returned). X (input/output) COMPLEX*16 array, dimension (N) On an intermediate return, X should be overwritten by A * X, if KASE=1, A' * X, if KASE=2, where A' is the conjugate transpose of A, and ZLACON must be re- called with all the other parameters unchanged. EST (output) DOUBLE PRECISION An estimate (a lower bound) for norm(A). KASE (input/output) INTEGER On the initial call to ZLACON, KASE should be 0. On an intermediate return, KASE will be 1 or 2, indicat- ing whether X should be overwritten by A * X or A' * X. On the final return from ZLACON, KASE will again be 0. FURTHER DETAILS Contributed by Nick Higham, University of Manchester. Originally named CONEST, dated March 16, 1988. Reference: N.J. Higham, "FORTRAN codes for estimating the one-norm of a real or complex matrix, with applications to condition estimation", ACM Trans. Math. Soft., vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 381-396, December 1988.