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19. The circuit contains five nodes and eight leaves. One leaf is of value 0, three leaves are of value 1, and four leaves are of value 2. By following the same procedure in realizing F using Davio0, it is possible to make realizations of F using Davio1 and Davio2. The following is the realization of F using the hybrid (S/D0) expansion.

Step 1: Expanding nodes. Expand the non-symmetric function F in the root node (0, 0, 0) according to Eq. 5), as follows: F0 ¼ Fða ¼ 0Þ ¼ 0 b þ 2 1 b þ 2 2 b into node ð1; 0; 0Þ; F1 ¼ Fða ¼ 1Þ ¼ 2 b into node ð0; 1; 0Þ; F2 ¼ Fða ¼ 2Þ ¼ 0 b þ 2 1 b þ 2 2 b into node ð0; 0; 1Þ: For simplicity, the nodes in Fig. 17 are enumerated. So, the above nodes (1, 0, 0), (0, 1, 0) and (0, 0, 1) are the nodes 1, 2 and 3, respectively, in Fig. 17. The three nodes are not constant value. 50 3 Methods of Reversible Logic Synthesis z 12 18 2 1 2 y 2 b b 0 21 x 2 b 0 b 10 1 6, 10 b 11 b 0 2 0 1 3 a b 2 b 0 1 b 9 b 2 20 b 15 1 2 a b 2 a 0 1 8 b b 7 1 0 1 b 1 5, 7 5 0 b b 14 b 13 4 Fig.

37). 1 The matrix that is constructed from the permutations of many basis functions of the same type of the corresponding spectral transform is called Generalized Basis Functions Matrix (GBFM) [3, 5, 6]. 2 From the total space of the all possible GBFMs, the matrices that produce reversible expansions are called Reversible Generalized Basis Function Matrices (RGBFM) [3, 5, 6]. A necessary and sufficient condition to generate the reversible ternary Shannon expansions is that the order of the permuted basis functions in the GBFM should satisfy the following constraint: in any given row or column the elements in that row or column are different than the elements in the adjacent positions of the other rows or columns.

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