We have developed a logic grammar for circuit analysis. Circuits are viewed as sentences, and their elements as words. Circuit structures are defined by logic grammar called DCSG. A set of grammar rules, when converted into Prolog clauses, forms a logic program which execute top-down parsing. When we apply our methods to fundamental circuit analysis, problems of recursive definition occur. Recursive definitions often cause looping problems in logic programming. We will discusses several problems of recursive definition in circuit analysis.


Logic Grammar Circuit Analysis Parsing Circuits DCG DCSG 


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  • Takushi Tanaka
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  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, 3-30-1 Wajiro-Higashi Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 811-0295Japan

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