E2 211 : Digital Communications
8:00 - 9:00 AM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Representation of signals and systems; source coding; hypothesis testing; vector channels; waveform channels; optimum receivers for AWGN; modulation formats; coding techniques; synchronisation; spread spectrum; band pass channels; fading channels; ISI and equalisation; channel capacity.
I will follow Prof Gallager's MIT 6.450 course notes available through the MIT OpenCourseWare Project.
- Quiz 1 10/130 (0.5 hour) 29 August 2005 (Monday) Time 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM
- Mid-term 30/130 (1.5 hours) 07 October 2005 (Friday) Time 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
- Second mid-term 40/130 (2 hours) 28 October 2005 (Friday) Time 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
- Final 50/130 (3 hours) 30 November 2005 (Wednesday) Time TBD
Homeworks will be given roughly once a week. These will be collected at the end of class on the due date. Solutions will be handed out at that time. They do not contribute directly to your grade.
- Professor Gallager's notes, MIT OCW, 2002/2003.
- S.Benedetto, and E.Biglieri, Principles of Digital Transmission With Wireless Applications, Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, 1999.
- J.G.Proakis, Digital Communication, 4th edition, McGraw Hill, 2000.
- J.M.Wozencraft, and I.M.Jacobs, Principles of Communication Engineering, Wiley, 1965.
- T.M.Cover, and J.A.Thomas, Elements of Information Theory, McGraw Hill, Wiley, 1991.