Digital Communication

Instructor: 

Semester: 

  • 2013 Spring/Summer (Jan - May)

 

This course on digital communication will cover basic concepts in digital communication.

Hours: (36 hours) 3 hours per week.

Prerequisites: Probability and Information Theory (or consent of the instructor)

Syllabus:

Sampling theorem, signal space, modulation and demodulation, basic detection theory, basic coding theory, wireless communication.

Textbooks:

R.G. Gallager, Principles of Digital Communication, Cambridge, 2008.

J.M. Wozencraft and I.M. Jacobs, Principles of Communication Engineering, Wiley, 1965.

Additional references:

A. Lapidoth, A Foundation in Digital Communication, Cambridge, 2009. (online)

C. E. Shannon, The Mathematical Theory of Communication, University of Illinois Press, 1949. (online)

Other resources:

MIT Open CourseWare video lectures by Prof. R.G. Gallager (link)