Deriving Electrical Dependencies from Circuit Topologies Using Logic Grammar

  • Takushi Tanaka
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5712)

Abstract

We have developed a new logic grammar for knowledge representation of electronic circuits. The grammar rules not only define the syntactic structure of electronic circuits, but also allow us to derive the meaning of a given circuit as relationships between its syntactic structure and basic circuit functions. In this paper, we show how voltage and current dependencies are coded in this new circuit grammar and how these dependencies are derived by parsing circuit structures.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takushi Tanaka
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  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringFukuoka Institute of TechnologyFukuokaJapan

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