Polynomial Root FindingΒΆ

The root of a polynomial is a complex number such that when feed into the polynomial will generate an output of 0.

ExamplePolynomialRoot.java

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      // Select which algorithm to use
      PolynomialRoots finder = PolynomialOps.createRootFinder(6, RootFinderType.EVD);

      // Create an arbitrary 3rd order polynomial
      // f(x) = 2 + 0.2*x + 5*x^2 + 3*x^3
      Polynomial poly = Polynomial.wrap( 2 , 0.2 , 5 , 3 );

      // Find the roots
      if( !finder.process(poly) )
          throw new RuntimeException("Failed to find solution!");

      // Print the solution
      List<Complex_F64> roots = finder.getRoots();

      System.out.println("Total roots found: "+roots.size());

      for( Complex_F64 c : roots ) {
          if( !c.isReal() ) {
              System.out.println("root is imaginary: "+c);
              continue;
          }

          double value = poly.evaluate(c.real);
          System.out.println("Polynomial value at "+c.real+" is "+value);
      }