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Evolutionary algorithms and their use in the design of sequential logic circuits.

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Ali, B., Almaini, A. E. A. & Kalganova, T. (2004)
Evolutionary algorithms and their use in the design of sequential logic circuits. Genetic Programming and Evolvable Machines. 5, 11-29. doi:10.1023/B:GENP.0000017009.11392.e2. ISSN 1389-2576
In this paper an approach based on an evolutionary algorithm to design synchronous sequential logic circuits with minimum number of logic gates is suggested. The proposed meth...

Expansion of logical function in the OR-coincidence system and the transform between it and maxterm expansion.

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Cheng, J., Chen, X., Faraj, K. & Almaini, A. E. A. (2003)
Expansion of logical function in the OR-coincidence system and the transform between it and maxterm expansion. IEE proceedings. Computers and digital techniques. 150, 397-402. doi:10.1049/ip-cdt:20030969. ISSN 1350-2387
Based on the features of coincidence operation, a canonical OR coincidence (COC) expansion of logical functions in the OR-coincidence algebraic system is proposed, and its map...

Differential CMOS edge-triggered flip-flop with clock gating.

Journal Article
Xia, Y. & Almaini, A. E. A. (2002)
Differential CMOS edge-triggered flip-flop with clock gating. Electronics Letters. 38, 9-11. doi:10.1049/el:20020038. ISSN 0013-5194
A non-redundant transition clock chain is proposed and applied to differential edge-triggered flip-flops. PSPICE simulation shows that compared to a recently published design ...

Abstraction: a key notation for reverse engineering in a system re-engineering approach.

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Yang, H., Liu, X. & Zedan, H. (1999)
Abstraction: a key notation for reverse engineering in a system re-engineering approach. Journal of Software: Evolution and Process. 12, 197-228. doi:10.1002/1096-908X(200007/08)12:43.0.CO;2-X. ISSN 2047-7481
This paper advocates that extracting formal specification semantically consistent to the original legacy system will facilitate further redesign and forward engineering greatl...

Reversed ROBDD circuits.

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Bystrov, A. & Almaini, A. E. A. (1998)
Reversed ROBDD circuits. Electronics Letters. 34, 1447-1449. doi:10.1049/el:19981070. ISSN 0013-5194
A new class of logic circuits is proposed. Being derived from reduced ordered binary decision diagrams, these circuits inherit compactness and the ability to represent very la...

One-bit adder design based on Reed-Muller expansions

Journal Article
Guan, Z., & Almaini, A. E. A. (1995)
One-bit adder design based on Reed-Muller expansions. International Journal of Electronics, 79(5), 519-529. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207219508926289
It has been claimed for some time that the Reed-Muller technique can yield a simpler arithmetic circuit if it is employed in the design procedure. In fact, no practical applic...

Using genetic algorithms for the variable ordering of Reed-Muller binary decision diagrams

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Almaini, A. E. A., & Zhuang, N. (1995)
Using genetic algorithms for the variable ordering of Reed-Muller binary decision diagrams. Microelectronics Journal, 26(5), 471-480. https://doi.org/10.1016/0026-2692%2895%2998949-R
Results are reported of the use of genetic algorithms for the variable ordering problem in Reed-Muller binary decision diagrams. Tests carried out on benchmark examples and ra...

Open-loop transversal equaliser of optimal length

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Rutter, M., & Cowan, C. F. N. (1983)
Open-loop transversal equaliser of optimal length. Electronics Letters, 19, 208-210. https://doi.org/10.1049/el%3A19830144
As a rule, in equaliser training algorithms complexity increases with efficiency. Unfortunately, complex recursive algorithms do not suit high-bandwidth systems. This letter d...