COM-302 / 6 credits

Teacher: Telatar Emre

Language: English

## Summary

This course is on the foundations of digital communication. The focus is on the transmission problem (rather than being on source coding).

## Content

Optimal receiver for waveform (AWGN) channels
Various signaling schemes and their performance
Efficient signaling via finite-state machines
Efficient decoding via Viterbi algorithm
Communicating over bandlimited AWGN channels
Nyquist Criterion
Communicating over passband AWGN channels

## Keywords

Detection, estimation, hypothesis testing, Nyquist, bandwidth, error probability, coding, decoding, baseband, passband, AM, QAM, PSK.

## Required courses

Signal processing for communications and Modèles stochastiques pour les communications

## Important concepts to start the course

Linear algebra, probability.

## Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

• Estimate the error probability of a communication link
• Design a "physical layer" communication link
• Implement a prototype of a "physical layer" transmitter/receiver via Matlab

## Teaching methods

Ex cathedra + exercises + project. Lots of reading at home and exercises in class.

## Assessment methods

With continuous control

## In the programs

• Semester: Spring
• Exam form: Written (summer session)
• Subject examined: Principles of digital communications
• Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Labs: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Type: mandatory
• Semester: Spring
• Exam form: Written (summer session)
• Subject examined: Principles of digital communications
• Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Labs: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Type: optional
• Semester: Spring
• Exam form: Written (summer session)
• Subject examined: Principles of digital communications
• Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Labs: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Type: optional
• Semester: Spring
• Exam form: Written (summer session)
• Subject examined: Principles of digital communications
• Lecture: 4 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Labs: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
• Type: optional

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