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Name: Minterms and MATLAB Calculations
ID: m23248
Language: English (en)
Summary: The systematic formulation in the module Minterms shows that each Boolean combination, as a union of minterms, can be designated by a vector of zero-one coefficients. A coefficient one in the ith position (numbering from zero) indicates the inclusion of minterm Mi in the union. We formulate this pattern carefully below and show how MATLAB logical operations may be utilized in problem setup and solution.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: applied probability, boolean, matlab, minterms, minvec
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Paul E Pfeiffer (
Copyright Holders: Paul E Pfeiffer (
Maintainers: Paul E Pfeiffer (, C. Sidney Burrus (, Daniel Williamson (

Latest version: 1.9 (history)
First publication date: Apr 14, 2009 3:47 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Sep 18, 2009 1:36 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.9 Sep 18, 2009 1:36 pm -0500 by Daniel Williamson
added google analytics tracking code

Version: 1.8 Jul 27, 2009 5:05 pm -0500 by Paul E Pfeiffer
Metadat summary

Version: 1.7 Jul 27, 2009 12:09 pm -0500 by Daniel Williamson
disjoint union fix

Version: 1.6 Jun 19, 2009 11:20 am -0500 by Daniel Williamson
m-file fixes, supplemental links, metadata updated

Version: 1.5 Jun 9, 2009 5:23 pm -0500 by Daniel Williamson
updated links, images and accessibility

Version: 1.4 May 26, 2009 4:41 pm -0500 by Daniel Williamson
fixed module names, and updated content structure

Version: 1.3 May 13, 2009 4:42 pm -0500 by Paul E Pfeiffer

Version: 1.2 May 13, 2009 12:13 pm -0500 by Paul E Pfeiffer

Version: 1.1 May 13, 2009 11:43 am -0500 by Paul E Pfeiffer

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