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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2 hours of lectures and a 2 hours lab/tutorial per week.
Through semester assessment (45%), Final Exam (55%)
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