> I have a few questions about Homework #1. Should we be using XOR and
> Equivalence when optimizing?
Just use ANDs and ORs. Two-level optimization uses only AND (or NAND) and OR
(or NOR) gates. XORs and XNORs are quite expensive to implement in CMOS,
relative to NANDs and NORs.
> And how do you deal with don't cares in QM?.
> should we just ignore them like when we're doing the algebra method?
> Also, should we answer question #8 about Espresso?
No. We will cover that on Tuesday and then I'll move that onto the next
You should be able to do Problems 1-7. Don't do 8-10.
Received on Sun Oct 5 17:34:01 2008
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