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Convert two's complement integer to gray code and vice versa

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Gray code or reflected binary code (RBC) is an ordering of binary numbers such that two successive numbers only differ in one bit. In essence, this is an alternative to two's complement integers when it is useful to change only one bit between successive numbers.

This library implements functions to convert gray code to two's complement integer and vice versa.

See for copyright information. This library is licensed under the MIT license.

See for details and applications of gray codes.


$ python3 install

Or from PyPi:

$ pip3 install graycode


import graycode

for i in range(8):
    print(i, '{:03b}'.format(graycode.tc_to_gray_code(i)))


0 000
1 001
2 011
3 010
4 110
5 111
6 101
7 100

Reverse is also provided:




gen_gray_codes(n) produces all n bit gray codes:



[0, 1, 3, 2, 6, 7, 5, 4]

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