Word forms: (regular plural) Karnaugh maps
( Electrical engineering : Computing and control , Digital )
The Karnaugh map reduces the need for extensive calculations by taking advantage of humans' pattern-recognition
Karnaugh maps are useful for detecting and eliminating race hazards, which can give rise to errors
in digital logic.
A Karnaugh map is a pictorial method used to minimize Boolean expressions without having to use
Boolean algebra theorems.
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