ECE 573 Control Unit Design
Synchronous logic, Finite State Machines: and Moore and Mealy models. Design of FSMs from regular expressions, nondeterministic automata, Petri Nets and parallel program schemata. Partitioned control units. Cellular automata. Realization, minimization, assignment and decomposition of FSMs. Partition and decomposition theory and programs. Micro-programmed units. Microprogram optimization. Theory and realization of asynchronous, self-timed and self-synchronized circuits. Project continuation.