May Meeting: Ternary Logic and Computer Design

Nicholas Leippe nick at leippe.com
Wed May 13 12:40:50 MDT 2015


Fascinating. I recall reading about the theoretical efficiency advantage
that ternary logic had ever binary years ago--wish I could attend to see
how it could be made practical.

On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 12:32 PM, Steve Meyers <steve at plug.org> wrote:

> Date: Tuesday, May 19th
> Time: 7:30pm
> Location: UVU Business Resource Center
>
> In this presentation, Alphy Madsen will provide a brief introduction to
> ternary computing, and why it may be more efficient than binary (and why
> binary may win out anyway). He will also describe binary and allegedly
> ternary circuits for common gates, and then show how these gates can then
> be combined to form memory, arithmetic, and computer instructions, to
> design a "three-trit"(comparable to four-bit) computer.
>
> Just go in the front doors, and follow the signs. We're usually in a
> conference in the back of the main floor. There will be pizza provided by
> TekSystems.
>
> http://plug.org/uvu has directions and a map
>
>
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