programmable logic array

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programmable logic array

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(Programmable Logic Array) A type of programmable logic chip (PLD) that contained arrays of programmable AND and OR gates. PLAs are no longer used. See PLD.
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In that same year, Tetsuya Higuchi of the Electrotechnical Laboratory in Tsukuba, Japan, who was de Garis' boss at the time, began testing evolutionary algorithms on reconfigurable circuits called programmable logic arrays and soon after on the more complex gate arrays.

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