Foundations of Digital Comm Systems (ELEC5744)

UNIT OF STUDY

The lecture starts with an overview of major components of a digital communication system and current technology. Then the following knowledge will be covered: efficient coding/representation of information source, channel coding of information to combat noise and interference, optimal received design, principles of incoherent systems, error probability calculations, solutions to problems caused by transmitting a signal through a bandlimited channel and caused by multipath, and spread spectrum systems. The lecture concludes with a discussion of future directions of digital communication systems.

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Classes

2 hours of lectures and a 2 hours lab/tutorial per week.

Assessment

Through semester assessment (45%), Final Exam (55%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prohibitions

ELEC4502, ELEC4505

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