An Algebraic Multigrid Method Based on Matching in Graphs

  • James BrannickEmail author
  • Yao Chen
  • Johannes Kraus
  • Ludmil Zikatanov
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 91)


We present an Algebraic Multigrid (AMG) method for graph Laplacian problems. The coarse graphs are constructed recursively by pair-wise aggregation, or matching as in [3] and we use an Algebraic Multilevel Iterations (AMLI) [1, 6] for the solution phase.


Structure Grid Unstructured Grid Graph Match Coarse Space Unweighted Graph 
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The authors gratefully acknowledge the support by the Austrian Academy of Sciences and by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Project No. P19170-N18 and the support from the National Science Foundation under grants NSF-DMS 0810982 and NSF-OCI 0749202.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • James Brannick
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yao Chen
    • 1
  • Johannes Kraus
    • 2
  • Ludmil Zikatanov
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  2. 2.Radon Institute for Computational and Applied MathematicsAustrian Academy of SciencesLinzAustria

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