Accession Number : AD0763449

Title :   Sequential Machine Reduction and State Assignment Using Partitions in a Lattice Algebra.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CULLEN COLL OF ENGINEERING HOUSTON TEX

Personal Author(s) : Morehouse,Richard A. , Jr

Report Date : MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 216

Abstract : A unified theory is presented which provides a logic designer with a practical method for performing sequential machine state reduction and state assignment. The theory of using partitions in a lattice algebra is developed for these areas and algotithms are presented for practical use by either hand or computer-aided methods. The theory and algorithms are than extended to a more general type of analysis. A computer program was written to perform state reduction and state assignment on any type of sequential machine by using substitution property parititons in the unified concept presented. A problem-oriented language is included in this program to allow a designer to describe a sequential machine in a natural manner. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DIGITAL COMPUTERS, COMPUTER LOGIC), (*MATHEMATICAL LOGIC, THEOREMS), LOGIC CIRCUITS, SET THEORY, MAPPING(TRANSFORMATIONS), MATHEMATICAL MODELS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics
      Computer Programming and Software
      Computer Hardware

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE