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I have an problem in a parallelised code where I need to reduce values from all processors to the root process, summing them and then assigning the sum to an array element. I would like to do this in a loop such that each MPI_Reduce() call reduces to consecutive elements along an array. I would like to know how to point to the specific location in the array.

The part of the for-loop code is shown below:

**What I have tried:**

I am currectly pointing the the array positions using (EK+i+1), where EK is the pointer to a dynamic array. I have tried using EK[i+1] but as expected this did not work. How should I fix this so that I can assign each reduced sum to elements of the array pointed to by EK?

The part of the for-loop code is shown below:

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for(int i = 1; i < N_t; i++) { ............... loc_EK = valEK * (cblas_ddot(loc_N, loc_vx, 1, loc_vx, 1) + cblas_ddot(loc_N, loc_vy, 1, loc_vy, 1)); loc_EP = valEP * cblas_dasum(loc_N, loc_y, 1); loc_ET = loc_EP + loc_EK; // Gather and sum loc_E components in root process MPI_Reduce(&loc_EK, (EK + 1 + i), 1, MPI_DOUBLE, MPI_SUM, 0, MPI_COMM_WORLD); MPI_Reduce(&loc_EP, (EP + 1 + i), 1, MPI_DOUBLE, MPI_SUM, 0, MPI_COMM_WORLD); MPI_Reduce(&loc_ET, (ET + 1 + i), 1, MPI_DOUBLE, MPI_SUM, 0, MPI_COMM_WORLD); } }

I am currectly pointing the the array positions using (EK+i+1), where EK is the pointer to a dynamic array. I have tried using EK[i+1] but as expected this did not work. How should I fix this so that I can assign each reduced sum to elements of the array pointed to by EK?

Comments

Rick York
24-Mar-21 12:15pm

I can't give you an exact solution but I worked recently on a reduction algorithm in CUDA and it was really, really fast. I compared two elements and put the result in the same slot as the first one. You will have to look at the documentation of MPI_Reduce to find how this should be called.

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