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Fall 2008-2009
ELE 465   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Switching and Sequential Systems

Sun-Yuan Kung
Yuhui Luo

This course is designed to give seniors and first-year graduate students an introduction to switching and sequential systems. Topics include threshold logic for nanotechnology; digital system testing; finite-state machine synthesis and minimization; asynchronous sequential circuits; structure of sequential machines; machine identification; memory, definiteness and information losslessness of finite automata; finite-state recognizers.

Sample reading list:
Kohavi, Switching and Finite Automata Theory

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly homework of 5-6 relevant questions. Estimated preparation time: 2 hours.

Mid Term Exam - 40%
Final Exam - 60%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ELE 206..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20521 L01 01:30:00 pm - 02:50:00 pm M W   Friend Center   108   Enrolled:17 Limit:35