Fast Hankel tensor-vector product and its application to exponential data fitting

Weiyang DING, Liqun Qi*, Yimin Wei

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This paper is contributed to a fast algorithm for Hankel tensor-vector products. First, we explain the necessity of fast algorithms for Hankel and block Hankel tensor-vector products by sketching the algorithm for both one-dimensional and multi-dimensional exponential data fitting. For proposing the fast algorithm, we define and investigate a special class of Hankel tensors that can be diagonalized by the Fourier matrices, which is called anti-circulant tensors. Then, we obtain a fast algorithm for Hankel tensor-vector products by embedding a Hankel tensor into a larger anti-circulant tensor. The computational complexity is about O(m2nlogmn) for a square Hankel tensor of order m and dimension n, and the numerical examples also show the efficiency of this scheme. Moreover, the block version for multi-level block Hankel tensors is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)814-832
Number of pages19
JournalNumerical Linear Algebra with Applications
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2015

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • Applied Mathematics

User-Defined Keywords

  • Anti-circulant tensor
  • Block Hankel tensor
  • Exponential data fitting
  • Fast Fourier transform
  • Fast tensor-vector product
  • Hankel tensor
  • Higher-order singular value decomposition


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