Mealy and Moore Machines

(excerpted from http://www.cs.umd.edu/class/spring2003/cmsc311/Notes/Seq/fsm.html) and http://web.njit.edu/~marvin/cis341/chap08.pdf )

The output from a Mealy machine is labelled on the state transitions, and depends on both the state and the input. The output from a Moore machine is associated with the state only. The machines are equivalent, as transformations can be done either way between the two machines. A Mealy machine can be converted to a Moore machine by adding states. In both cases we would like to use them to create a circuit such as:

From Mealy to Moore:
Intuition:

Example:

From More to Mealy: Intuition: Example: .

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