Topics in Digital Communications

Course Name: Topics in Digital Communications

Instructor: Dr. Afrooz Haghbin

Level: Graduate

Course Meeting Times: 3 Hours / Week

Prerequisites: Advanced Theory of Communications, Stochastic Processes.


Course Topics

 1- Introduction

2- Data Communications in Band-Limited Channels

3- Signal Detection in Presence of Noise and Interference

4- Fading Channel Modeling

5- Signal Detection in Presence of Fading


Course Evaluation

Midterm Exam     30%

Final Exam         30%

Homework         10%

Simulation         30%



[1] J. G. Proakis, and M. Salehi, Digital Communications, 5th Ed, McGraw Hill, 2007.

[2] R. G. Gallager, Principles of Digital Communication. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

[3] J. M. Wozencraft, and Irwin Mark Jacobs, Principles of Communication Engineering. Reprint ed. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 1990.

[4] A. Goldsmith, Wireless Communications. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

[5] S. G. Wilson, Digital Modulation and Coding. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1996.

[6] S. Verdu, Multiuser Detection. Cambridge, 1998.