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NAME ZLAHEF - compute a partial factorization of a complex Hermi- tian matrix A using the Bunch-Kaufman diagonal pivoting method SYNOPSIS SUBROUTINE ZLAHEF( UPLO, N, NB, KB, A, LDA, IPIV, W, LDW, INFO ) CHARACTER UPLO INTEGER INFO, KB, LDA, LDW, N, NB INTEGER IPIV( * ) COMPLEX*16 A( LDA, * ), W( LDW, * ) PURPOSE ZLAHEF computes a partial factorization of a complex Hermi- tian matrix A using the Bunch-Kaufman diagonal pivoting method. The partial factorization has the form: A = ( I U12 ) ( A11 0 ) ( I 0 ) if UPLO = 'U', or: ( 0 U22 ) ( 0 D ) ( U12' U22' ) A = ( L11 0 ) ( D 0 ) ( L11' L21' ) if UPLO = 'L' ( L21 I ) ( 0 A22 ) ( 0 I ) where the order of D is at most NB. The actual order is returned in the argument KB, and is either NB or NB-1, or N if N <= NB. Note that U' denotes the conjugate transpose of U. ZLAHEF is an auxiliary routine called by ZHETRF. It uses blocked code (calling Level 3 BLAS) to update the submatrix A11 (if UPLO = 'U') or A22 (if UPLO = 'L'). ARGUMENTS UPLO (input) CHARACTER*1 Specifies whether the upper or lower triangular part of the Hermitian matrix A is stored: = 'U': Upper triangular = 'L': Lower triangular N (input) INTEGER The order of the matrix A. N >= 0. NB (input) INTEGER The maximum number of columns of the matrix A that should be factored. NB should be at least 2 to allow for 2-by-2 pivot blocks. KB (output) INTEGER The number of columns of A that were actually fac- tored. KB is either NB-1 or NB, or N if N <= NB. A (input/output) 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 con- tains 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 tri- angular part of A is not referenced. On exit, A contains details of the partial factorization. LDA (input) INTEGER The leading dimension of the array A. LDA >= max(1,N). IPIV (output) INTEGER array, dimension (N) Details of the interchanges and the block structure of D. If UPLO = 'U', only the last KB elements of IPIV are set; if UPLO = 'L', only the first KB ele- ments are set. If IPIV(k) > 0, then rows and columns k and IPIV(k) were interchanged and D(k,k) is a 1-by-1 diagonal block. If UPLO = 'U' and IPIV(k) = IPIV(k-1) < 0, then rows and columns k-1 and -IPIV(k) were inter- changed and D(k-1:k,k-1:k) is a 2-by-2 diagonal block. If UPLO = 'L' and IPIV(k) = IPIV(k+1) < 0, then rows and columns k+1 and -IPIV(k) were inter- changed and D(k:k+1,k:k+1) is a 2-by-2 diagonal block. W (workspace) COMPLEX*16 array, dimension (LDW,NB) LDW (input) INTEGER The leading dimension of the array W. LDW >= max(1,N). INFO (output) INTEGER = 0: successful exit > 0: if INFO = k, D(k,k) is exactly zero. The fac- torization has been completed, but the block diago- nal matrix D is exactly singular.