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EE 5501 - Digital Communication Fall 2009 Course Information Instructor: Nihar Jindal, 6-119 EE/CS, nihar@umn.edu, 625-6306 Class Time and Location: Tues/Thur, 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM, MechE 102 Office Hours: Tues/Thurs, 1:30 - 2:30 PM, 6-119 EE/CS Class Webpage: http://www.ece.umn.edu/class/ee5501/index.html Required Textbook: Fundamentals of Digital Communication , U. Madhow, Cambridge University Press, 2008. Prerequisite: communications (EE 4501) Homework: Weekly. Exams: There will be two midterm exams and a final exam (Saturday, Dec. 19, 4-6 PM).
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Unformatted text preview: Grading Policy: 30% homework, 20% each midterm, 30% nal. Course Outline 1. Digital Communication Basics Baseband-passband representations, Nyquist pulse shapes, signal space representation, optimal receiver design, error probability computation. 2. Capacity and Channel Coding Information theoretic notion of channel capacity, convolutional coding, turbo coding. 3. Channels with Inter-Symbol Interference Equalization, orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM), spread spectrum. 4. Synchronization Timing and carrier synchronization, noncoherent communication. 1...
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