Carolin Gietz

Kolloquium Wilhelm Killing: Prof. Dr. Martin Gander (Universität Genf): Is Optimal Really Good in Domain Decomposition ? (or why multigrid coarse spaces might not be suitable)

Thursday, 24.01.2019 16:30 im Raum M5

Mathematik und Informatik

Domain Decomposition methods need in general a coarse correction to be scalable, and it seems natural to use for this purpose a coarse grid like in multigrid methods. I will show in this talk that while this indeed suffices to make the methods scalable, and thus "optimal" in traditional domain decomposition terminology, there are coarse corrections that lead to much faster two level domain decomposition methods. To explain this, I will introduce the notion of an optimal coarse space, and optimized approximations thereof. I will finally show that such coarse spaces can do much more than just make the domain decomposition method scalable: they can fix problems the underlying domain decomposition iteration has, like convergence problems for high contrast media, divergence of the iterative Additive Schwarz method, and even lead to a well posed Neumann-Neumann and associated FETI domain decomposition method in function space.

Angelegt am Thursday, 27.09.2018 09:23 von Carolin Gietz
Geändert am Wednesday, 10.04.2019 10:42 von Anne Schindler
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