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Indian Statistical Institute

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Doctoral Thesis

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Doctor of Philosophy

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Computer Science


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Rao, C. Radhakrishna (RTS-Kolkata; ISI)

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This Ä‘insertation is being submitted to the Indian Statiatical Inatitute, in support of the author's application for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. This diasertation enbodien the work carried out by the author at the Indian Statistieal Institute under the aupervision of frofensor C. R. Rso. le is grate ful to Professor Rao for his constant encouragenent and inspi- ration and for the facilities provided at the Institute.The main part of the results of Chapter 5 have already been ublished (20). Zhe resulte of Chapters 2 and 3 and of Chapter 4 &e being reviewed for publie cation. ReferRes of thene papora have helpedn: in naking a nunber of improvemnnta, for which I an grate- ful to them.Dr. Rabert 0. #inder of RCA Laboratories was ktnd enough to go through a previoua version of thia work, to make helpfal commente and suggestiono, and to point out mietakes in Tables 4.3 and 4.4. The author 1a indebted to Dr. Winder for thie help. I an indebted to Ir. Laveen Kanal of Philoo Corporation for his con- nenta on the wse of Bahadur 's expansion (vide p. 114). Profesror 0. L. Sheng of the University of Ottawa read the original veraion of thin diesertation and gave con- nents. I thank him for thnt. Thenks are due to Drs Michael L. Dertousee for his connenta and suggestiona on this work.Shit krijit Roychowdhury and Mies Mary Kuriyan have prepared tablen of 3-input switching functions, clansified by the 14 symnetry tynss and hare computed the Oolerman and Chow paraneters of each type. In Tables 443 snd 4.4, these tablen hanve been uned. : he auther is indebted to then for permirat on to uer thusir tablen.The author in indebted to Dr. .V.Krinhnamurthy for going through the nanuscript and for a nunber of disoua- afons, commenta and suggestiona on the content an woll an on the presentattrm. He wishes to thank Shri T. Krinhnemur thi, Shri K. Viewanath, Shri U.S.R. Mur ty and Shri T. J. Rao for conmenta and suggestions and for help dring the final stages of the work. To Shri Gour Mohon Dan, ha owee thanke for producing the typeacript.


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