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VE555 – Digital Communication Theory


Credits: 3 credits

Pre-requisites: Ve455 Introduction to Digital Communication and Coding

Degree Program: Electrical and Computer Engineering

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This course studies advanced theories of digital communications. Major topics include: fading channels, filtered channels and intersymbol interference; capacity and cutoff rate; theory of digital modulation; fundamental limits in modulation; optimum receivers in Gaussian noise; signal space and decision theory, signal design, bandwidth and dimensionality; equalization; spread-spectrum. Information theory and coding theory will be briefly introduced, but details will be taught in Ve550 and Ve650.

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