Conjunctive Normal Form


(CNF) A logical formula consisting of a conjunction of disjunctions of terms where no disjunction contains a conjunction. Such a formula might also be described as a product of sums. E.g. the CNF of

 (A and B) or C
 (A or C) and (B or C).

Contrast Disjunctive Normal Form.

Last updated: 1995-12-10

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