(C) Copyright IBM Corporation, 1997

(C) Copyright University of Minnesota, 1997

Written by Mahesh Joshi, U of MN, Anshul Gupta, IBM Corp., George Karypis, U of MN.

PSPASES code is meant to be used solely for educational, reasearch, and benchmarking purposes by non-profit institutions and US government agencies only. Use by any other organization requires prior written permission from both IBM Corporation and the University of Minnesota. The software may not be sold or redistributed. One may make copies of the software or modify it for their use provided that the copies, modified or otherwise, are not sold or distributed, are used under the same terms and conditions, and this notice and any part of the source code that follows this notice are not separated.

As unestablished research software, this code is provided on an ``as is'' basis without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. IBM does not warrant that the functions contained in this software will meet the user's requirements or that the operation of its routines will be uninterrupted or error-free. Acceptance and use of this program constitutes the user's understanding that he/she will have no recourse to IBM for any actual or consequential damages, including, but not limited to, lost profits or savings, arising out of the use or inability to use these libraries. Even if the user informs IBM of the possibility of such damages, IBM expects the user to accept the risk of any such harm, or the user shall not attempt to use these libraries for any purpose.

The downloading, compiling, or executing any part of this software constitutes an implicit agreement to these terms. These terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

ParMETIS and METIS, which are supplied with the PSPASES package as the default ordering libraries, are solely owned by the University of Minnesota and the above notice does not apply to them.


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