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Fall 2009-2010
* ELE 201 (ST)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Introduction to Electrical Signals and Systems

Sanjeev R. Kulkarni

An introductory overview of techniques used to process information-carrying signals, with a view towards understanding some of the key ideas and methods responsible for the revolution in information technology. The course deals with various aspects of how information (text, audio, image, video, etc.) is acquired, stored, distributed, and analyzed. Examples are drawn from a wide range of real systems and applications such as CD's, television, computers, telephony, and the internet.

Sample reading list:
S. Kulkarni, Course notes
R. Kuc, The Digital Information Age
D. Cyganski and J. Orr, Information Technology - Inside and Out

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly reading. Bi-weekly homework assignments (problem sets). Bi-weekly labs.

Mid Term Exam - 25%
Final Exam - 35%
Lab Reports - 15%
Papers - 5%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators

Other information:
The prerequisite for this course is knowledge of elementary calculus.

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Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
21109 L01 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am M W F   Friend Center   004   Enrolled:30 Limit:70
21099 B01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm M   Engineering Quad F-Wing   F110   Enrolled:8 Limit:21
21101 B02 07:30:00 pm - 10:20:00 pm M   Engineering Quad F-Wing   F110   Enrolled:4 Limit:20
21103 B03 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T   Engineering Quad F-Wing   F110   Enrolled:6 Limit:20
21105 B04 07:30:00 pm - 10:20:00 pm T   Engineering Quad F-Wing   F110   Enrolled:12 Limit:20
21107 B05 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
21111 B06 07:30:00 pm - 10:20:00 pm M        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled