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March 1977 (vol. 26 no. 3)
pp. 310-313
K.L. Kodandapani, Department of Computer Science, University of Regina
A nonexhaustive procedure for obtaining minimal Reed-Muller canonical (RMC) forms of switching functions is presented. This procedure is a modification of a procedure presented earlier in the literature and enables derivation of an upper bound on the number of RMC forms to be derived to choose a minimal one. It is shown that the task of obtaining minimal RMC forms is simplified in the case of symmetric functions and self-dual functions.
Index Terms:
Influence vector, minimal Reed-Muller canonical (RMC) forms, nonexhaustive procedures, self-dual functions, symmetric functions.
Citation:
K.L. Kodandapani, R.V. Setlur, "A Note on Minimal Reed-Muller Canonical Forms of Switching Functions," IEEE Transactions on Computers, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 310-313, March 1977, doi:10.1109/TC.1977.1674830
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