Mathematical systems theory

, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp 246–287 | Cite as

Decomposition of linear sequential machines

  • Hervé Gallaire
  • Michael A. Harrison


Linear sequential machines can sometimes be decomposed into parallel and series connections of smaller linear sequential machines. Necessary and sufficient conditions are given for such decompositions to exist for finite linear sequential machines.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hervé Gallaire
    • 1
  • Michael A. Harrison
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of California at BerkeleyUSA

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