machine logic



  • The ability of a computer, or a machine incorporating one or more computers, to emulate logic skills, such as reasoning, problem solving, and appropriate decision making.
  • The circuits in a computer which enable the performance of logic functions or operations, such as AND, OR, and NOT. These include gates and flip-flops. Also, the manner in which these circuits are arranged. Also called logic (1), or computer logic (1).
  • The totality of the circuitry contained in a computer. Also called logic (2), or computer logic (2).