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Serial Communication Line Adapter Decoder

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052636D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Renne, BJ [+details]

Abstract

Communication lines are used to broadcast controlling data in a timed manner to a plurality of units attached to the line. Such communication lines include addressing techniques with the data. In accordance with the present article, a Programmable Logic Array (PLA) receives and decodes timing and address data to determine if data being received over the communication line is intended for the unit represented by the PLA.