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A State Machine Architecture Optimized For Sequential Control
Author(s): Robert M. Laurie; Paul H. Lewis
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Paper Abstract

State transition techniques have shown the greatest potential as a synthesis technique for sequential control; however, to maximize the efficiency of these techniques, a new programmable controller software architecture must be developed. The sequential controller design described in this paper utilizes a state machine and state table architecture. The sequential controller is capable of implementing control algorithms based on either Petri net, state transition diagram, or functional state table descriptions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 October 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0855, IECON '87: Small Computer Applications--Hardware and Software, (19 October 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.942996
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Robert M. Laurie, Michigan Technological University (United States)
Paul H. Lewis, Michigan Technological University (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0855:
IECON '87: Small Computer Applications--Hardware and Software

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