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Fall 2008-2009
ELE 526  

Digital Communications and Systems

Stuart C. Schwartz

The course deals with digital communications and data transmission. Topics include: source coding, signal encoding, representation, and quantization; methods of modulation, synchronization, and transmission; optimum demodulation techniques; channel equalization and echo cancellation; communications through random channels.

Sample reading list:
J.G. Proakis and M. Salehi, Digital Communications, McGraw-Hill, 5th edition
E.A. Lee and D.G. Messerschmitt, Digital Communications, Kluwer Academic Pub., 2nd ed.
A. Viterbi and J. Omura, Princ. of Digital Commun. & Coding, McGraw-Hill, 1979
A. Viterbi, Princ. of Coherent Commun., McGraw-Hill, 1966

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ELE 525 and ELE 530..

Other information:
There will be homework, possible term projects and a final exam which may be oral.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20485 L01 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm M W   Friend Center   109   Enrolled:2 Limit:15