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I have a while loop, in which I use a Matrix A, vectors B and x with varying dimensions:

int count=0;
while(true){
count+=1;

MatrixXd A(count,2*count);
VectorXd B(2*count);

// assignment of A, and B
//

VectorXd x = A.householderQr().solve(B);

// output of x

if (x.norm()>30)
break;

}

However the program built this way always collapses. I tried to use pointers to such matrices or vector, and got similar failures.

How can I handle such issue?

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  • $\begingroup$ You may need to deallocate the memory before changing the dimensions of the matrix. What library are you using for your matrices/vectors? $\endgroup$ – Paul Dec 4 '13 at 16:14
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    $\begingroup$ What do you mean by "collapse"? $\endgroup$ – ggael Dec 4 '13 at 17:05
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You have a size mismatch issue: A is a count x 2*count matrix, and you are trying to solve Ax=B with B a 2*count x 1 vector.

Moreover, if you compile without -DNDEBUG, you should get a nice assertion telling you this is wrong.

To resize a matrix or vector:

A.resize(count, 2*count);
B.resize(count);
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