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philvdm
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csrmultcsr confusing calling API, not matching documentation

I am struggling to use CSRMULTCSR ( sparse matrix-matrix multiplication)

I have my own reference version of Sparse matrix-matrix multiplication for CSR running on CPU. I would like to test it against MKL and I have hard time to match MKL when m,n,k are not equal.

The documentation and the MKL header file do not even have the same variable convention and their m,n,k mapping do not follow the convention.

MKL Documentation:
mkl_dcsrmultcsr(&trans, &request, &sort, &m, &n, &k, a, ja, ia, b, jb, ib, c, jc, ic, &nzmax, &info);
m INTEGER. Number of rows of the matrix A.
n INTEGER. Number of columns of the matrix A.
k INTEGER. Number of columns of the matrix B.

Header file :
void mkl_dcsrmultcsr(char *transa, MKL_INT *job, MKL_INT *sort, MKL_INT *n, MKL_INT *k, MKL_INT *m, double *a, MKL_INT *ja, MKL_INT *ia, double *b, MKL_INT *jb, MKL_INT *ib, double *c, MKL_INT *jc, MKL_INT *ic, MKL_INT *nnzmax, MKL_INT *ierr);

But for example CSRMM follows the normal convention m,n,k in that order where m= rows of A, n = cols of B, k = cols of A,rows of B :

void mkl_dcsrmm(char *transa, MKL_INT *m, MKL_INT *n, MKL_INT *k, double *alpha, char *matdescra, double *val, MKL_INT *indx, MKL_INT *pntrb, MKL_INT *pntre, double *b, MKL_INT *ldb, double *beta, double *c, MKL_INT *ldc);

How should I call mkl_dcsrmultcsr ?
What do m,n,k represent?


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Ying_H_Intel
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Hello,

thanks for the asking. Yes, it seemsthat the documentaion and declaration in header file should be corrected. we will fix it in the future release.

If use it, you may read it as Amxn* Bnxk.call it based on it's discription

mkl_dcsrmultcsr(&trans, &request, &sort, &m, &n, &k, a, ja, ia, b, jb, ib, c, jc, ic, &nzmax, &info);
m INTEGER. Number of rows of the matrix A.
n INTEGER. Number of columns of the matrix A.
k INTEGER. Number of columns of the matrix B

And thereisa sample given in the directory /mkl/examples/spblas/source/dcsr_multiplication.f

Regards,
Ying H.

philvdm
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When m,n,k are NOT equal, it seems that there is some problem.
The example given in /mkl/examples/spblas/source is not helping because n=m=k

With m=3, n=4,k=5, I tried all the 6 combinations. 4 seg faults, 2 do not match my reference code with 3 errors.

I have even a smaller example using 2 small dense matrix in csr format

matrix A
RowPtr :1 3 5
ColId :1 2 1 2
Dense representation :
1.00, 2.00,
3.00, 4.00,

matrix B
RowPtr :1 4 7
ColId :1 2 3 1 2 3
Dense repesentation
1.00, 2.00, 3.00,
4.00, 5.00, 6.00,

My reference code gives:
matrix C
RowPtr :1 4 7
ColId :1 2 3 1 2 3
9.00, 12.00, 15.00,
19.00, 26.00, 33.00,

MKL 12
matric C
RowPtr :1 3 5
ColId :1 2 1 2
57.00, 12.00, 0.00,
19.00, 26.00, 0.00,






Ying_H_Intel
Employee
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Hi Philvdm,

The discriptionof m, n, kis not aligned with other routines (we will fix this),but it is correctifreadit asCmxk=Amxn* Bnxk.
mkl_dcsrmultcsr(&trans, &request, &sort, &m, &n, &k, a, ja, ia, b, jb, ib, c, jc, ic, &nzmax, &info);
m INTEGER. Number of rows of the matrix A.
n INTEGER. Number of columns of the matrix A.
k INTEGER. Number of columns of the matrix B

So for your case, you may try m=2, n=2, k=3.
for example,
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*   Content : MKL Sparse BLAS Fortran example
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********************************************************************************
C----------------------------------------------------------------------
C Example program to show the use of the MKL Sparse BLAS routines
C for multiplication of two compressed sparse row format matrices
C---------------------------------------------------------------------
      PROGRAM multiplication_test
      IMPLICIT NONE
C..  Description of all variables
      CHARACTER trans
      INTEGER m,n,k, sort, job, ierr, nzmax
      INTEGER ia(9), ib(9)
      INTEGER ja(18), jb(18)
      REAL*8 a(18),b(18), cden(8, 8), answer(8, 8) 
      REAL*8 zero
      REAL*8 ddum
      REAL*8 tolerance, normA, normres
      INTEGER ic, jc
      REAL*8 c
      POINTER (IC_PTR, IC(1)), (JC_PTR, JC(1)), (C_PTR, C(1))
      INTEGER i, j ,js, idum, nnz, sizeint 
      REAL*8  DNRM2
c#ifdef _IA32
      INTEGER*4   MKL_MALLOC
      INTEGER*4 alloc_size
c#else
C      INTEGER*8 MKL_MALLOC
C      INTEGER*8 alloc_size
c#endif  
c ..  
c .. Fill all arrays containing matrix data.
c ..
      DATA m/2/, n /2/, k/3/,sort/0/, sizeint/8/ 
      DATA zero/0.D0/
      DATA ia /1,3,5/
      DATA ja
     1 /1, 2, 
     2  1, 2/

    
      DATA a
     1 /1.d0,  2.d0,  
     2   3.d0, 4.d0/
    
      
      DATA ib /1,4,7/
      DATA jb
     1 /1,  2,  3,
     2  1,  2,  3/
    
     
      DATA b
     1 /1.d0,      2.d0,     3.d0,
     2    4.d0 ,   5.d0,     6.d0/
    
     


C.. This test computes A*B 
C..
      trans='N'
           
c ..
      alloc_size = sizeint*(n+1)
      ic_ptr=mkl_malloc(alloc_size, 128)  
      if(ic_ptr.eq.0) then
         write(*,*) 'Cannot allocate pointer array of the length ',n+1
         stop 1
      endif
      nzmax=n*n
      alloc_size =sizeint*nzmax
      jc_ptr=mkl_malloc(alloc_size, 128)  
      if(jc_ptr.eq.0) then
         write(*,*) 'Cannot allocate column array of the length ',nnz
         stop 1
      endif
      alloc_size =8*nzmax
      c_ptr=mkl_malloc(alloc_size, 128)  
      if(c_ptr.eq.0) then
         write(*,*) 'Cannot allocate value array of the length ', nnz
         stop 1
      endif
      job=0
      call mkl_dcsrmultcsr(trans, job, sort, m, n, k, a,ja,ia,
     *        b, jb, ib, c, jc, ic, nzmax, ierr)
c  
      if(ierr.ne.0)then 
         print  *,' FIRST TEST FAILED  '
         stop 1
      endif
      

      write(*,*) 'ic RowPtr'
      write(*,*) (ic(i),i=1,m+1)
      write(*,*) 'jc colld'
      write(*,*) (jc(i),i=1,ic(m+1)-1)
      write(*,*) 'c array=A*B'
      write(*,*) (c(i),i=1,ic(m+1)-1)
      
      
      end[/bash]

it will give you expected result.
ic RowPtr
1 4 7
jc colld
1 2 3 1 2 3
c array=A*B
9.00000000000000 12.0000000000000 15.0000000000000
19.0000000000000 26.0000000000000 33.0000000000000
Press any key to continue . . .
Regards,
Ying
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