EE5362-001,002/EE4362-001: Digital Communications, Fall 2017

 

Syllabus (pdf)

Prerequisites: Linear algebra, signals and systems, probability, elementary  communication systems.

Time and place: 12:30 pm -1:50 pm, Tuesday-Thursday, NH 105

Textbook: J. Proakis and M. Salehi, Digital Communications, Fifth Edition, Mc Graw-Hill, 2008.

Additional Reading: [1] U. Madhow, Fundamentals of Digital Communication, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
                                        [2] S. G. Wilson, Digital Modulation and Coding, Prentice-Hall, 1996.

Instructor: Dr. Ioannis Schizas,  Office: NH 534,     Email: schizas@uta.edu

Office Hours: 3:00pm-4:00pm, Tuesday-Thursday

GTA: Kazi Shahid (email: kazitanzeem.shahid@mavs.uta.edu)

GTA Office Hours: Mon-Wed 2pm-3.30pm, ELB 268                                         

Exams:                                                                  Midterm Exam: Oct. 12th, 2017  

Final Exam: Dec. 14th, 2017

Grading:                                 Homework+Project: 15%       

Midterm: 40 %    

Final: 45%

Course Materials:                                                                                               -Introduction to digital communication systems (Lectures notes: #1)
-Review of lowpass/bandpass signals, probability and stochastic processes  (Lectures notes: #1,#2,#3)
-Digital modulation and vector space representations (Lecture notes: #1,#2,#3,#4,#5)
-Optimum receivers and performance for AWGN channels (Lecture notes: #1, #2, #3, #4, #5,#6,#7,#8)
-Carrier and symbol synchronization (Lecture notes: #1,#2,#3)
-Digital communication over bandlimited channels
-Inter-symbol interference and channel equalization  (Lecture notes: #1,#2,#3,#4,#5)
-Channel coding (Lecture notes: #1,#2)

 

Homework Assignments:

Homework Assignment Assigned Due date
HW #1 (pdf) 09/04/2017 09/12/2017
HW #2 (pdf) 09/20/2017 09/28/2017
HW #3: Textboook problems 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.20, 4.27 10/02/2017 10/10/2017
HW #4 (pdf) 10/23/2017 11/2/2017
HW #5 Textboook problems 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.9, 5.17, 9.4, 9.12 11/07/2017 11/16/2017
HW #6 Textboook problems 9.13, 9.34, 9.41, 9.44, 9.46 11/27/2017 12/05/2017
Project (pdf) 11/06/2017 12/08/2017