Principles of Modern Communications

Principles of Modern Communications

Course Code: B82013Y

Course Name: Principles of Modern Communications

Credits: 3.0

Level: Undergraduate

Pre-requisite: Signals and systems, Probability and statistics

Lecture Time: 60 hours


Course Description

This course will cover the fundamentals of wireless channels and channel models, wireless communication techniques, and wireless networks. Topics include mathematical models of communication processes; signals and noise as random processes; sampling; modulation; spectral occupancy; intersymbol interference; synchronization; optimum demodulation and detection; signal-to-noise ratio and error probability in digital baseband and carrier communication systems; linear and adaptive equalization; maximum likelihood sequence estimation; multipath channels; parameter estimation; hypothesis testing; optical communication systems; statistical models for time-varying narrowband and wideband channels; fading models for indoor and outdoor systems; macro- and microcellular system design; channel access and spectrum sharing using TDMA, FDMA, and CDMA; time-varying channel capacity and spectral efficiency; wireless network architectures and protocols.

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