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# Linear analysis of switching nets

@article{Cull1971LinearAO, title={Linear analysis of switching nets}, author={Dr. Paul Cull}, journal={Kybernetik}, year={1971}, volume={8}, pages={31-39} }

- Published 1971 in Kybernetik
DOI:10.1007/BF00270831

The switching net that has been used as a model of several biological systems is studied using the mathematical concept of finite field. Since every function over a finite field can be represented as a terminating series, all switching nets can be linearized and thus represented by a matrix. In fact two matrices—the function matrix and the transition matrix—both represent the net. These matrices are related by an orthogonal transformation. The autonomous behavior of switching nets is obtained… CONTINUE READING