NAME

Algorithm::QuineMcCluskey::Format - provide formatting functions to Algorithm::QuineMcCluskey

DESCRIPTION

This module provides formatting utilities designed for (but not limited to) use in Algorithm::QuineMcCluskey.

FUNCTIONS

arrayarray()

Returns a more compact string form of the covers structure.

hasharray()

Returns a more compact string form of primes structure.

chart()

    $chart = chart(\%prime_implicants, $width);

Return a string that interprets the primes' hash-of-array structure into a column and row chart usable for visual searching of essential prime implicants.

setbit_cmp() =head3 unsetbit_cmp()

Comparison function for sort() that orders the rows in the chart() and hasharray() functions.

SEE ALSO

Algorithm::QuineMcCluskey

AUTHOR

John M. Gamble jgamble@cpan.org