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Approx. 23 hours to complete
English
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Skills you will gain

Logic GateComputer-Aided Design (CAD)Digital DesignBoolean Algebra

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100% online
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 23 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Orientation

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 25 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
2 readings
Syllabus10m
Tools For This Course5m
1 practice exercise
Demographics Survey5m
2 hours to complete

Computational Boolean Algebra

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 91 min), 2 readings
6 videos
Computational Boolean Algebra: Boolean Difference15m
Computational Boolean Algebra: Quantification Operators13m
Computational Boolean Algebra: Application to Logic Network Repair16m
Computational Boolean Algebra: Recursive Tautology9m
Computational Boolean Algebra: Recursive Tautology—URP Implementation20m
2 readings
Week 1 Overview10m
Week 1 Assignments10m
Week
2

Week 2

7 hours to complete

Boolean Representation via BDDs and SAT

7 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 135 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
BDD Basics, Part 216m
BDD Sharing17m
BDD Ordering28m
Satisfiability (SAT), Part 113m
Boolean Constraint Propagation (BCP) for SAT17m
Using SAT for Logic25m
2 readings
Week 2 Overview10m
Week 2 Assignments10m
1 practice exercise
Problem Set #11h
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

2-Level Logic Synthesis, and Multi-Level Logic Synthesis via the Algebraic Model

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 119 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
2-Level Logic: The Reduce-Expand-Irredundant Optimization Loop13m
2-Level Logic: Details for One Step: Expand20m
Multilevel Logic and the Boolean Network Model13m
Multilevel Logic: Algebraic Model for Factoring14m
Multilevel Logic: Algebraic Division14m
Multilevel Logic: Role of Kernels and Co-Kernels in Factoring14m
Multilevel Logic: Finding the Kernels18m
2 readings
Week 3 Overview10m
Week 3 Assignments10m
1 practice exercise
Problem Set #21h
Week
4

Week 4

7 hours to complete

Multilevel Factor Extract and Don't Cares

7 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 123 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Mulitlevel Logic and Divisor Extraction—Multiple Cube Case20m
Multilevel Logic and Divisor Extraction—Finding Prime Rectangles & Summary10m
Multilevel Logic—Implicit Don't Cares, Part 117m
Multilevel Logic—Implicit Don't Cares, Part 211m
Multilevel Logic—Satisfiability Don't Cares10m
Multilevel Logic—Controllability Don't Cares19m
Multilevel Logic—Observability Don't Cares17m
2 readings
Week 4 Overview10m
Week 4 Assignments10m
2 practice exercises
Problem Set #31h
Auxiliary Quiz of Serious BDDs15m

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