Generalized Aitken-like Acceleration of the Schwarz Method

  • Jacques Baranger
  • Marc Garbey
  • Fabienne Oudin-Dardun
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 40)


(and Introduction) In this paper, we present a family of domain decomposition based on Aitken like acceleration of the Schwarz method seen as an iterative procedure with linear rate of convergence. This paper is a generalization of the method first introduced in Garbey and Tromeur-Dervout [2001] that was restricted to Cartesian grids. The general idea is to construct an approximation of the eigenvectors of the trace transfer operator associated to dominant eigenvalues and accelerate these components after few Schwarz iterates. We consider here examples with the finite volume approximation on general quadrangle meshes of Faille [1992] and finite element discretization.


Domain Decomposition Cartesian Grid General Quadrangle Dominant Eigenvalue Schwarz Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacques Baranger
    • 1
  • Marc Garbey
    • 2
  • Fabienne Oudin-Dardun
    • 1
  1. 1.Modelisation and Scientific ComputingUniversity Lyon 1Lyon
  2. 2.Computer ScienceUniversity of HoustonHouston

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