EE3005 Communication Systems (Jul-Nov 2017)


Srikrishna Bhashyam
Office: ESB 212D
Phone: 2257 4439

Signals and Systems


U. Madhow, "Introduction to Communication Systems," Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Course Contents

(1) Review of Signals and Systems -- Linear time-invariant systems, Fourier series, Fourier transform, Bandwidth, Baseband and passband signals, complex baseband representation of passband signals

(2) Amplitude Modulation (AM) -- Double Sideband - Suppressed carrier AM, Conventional AM, Single sideband AM, Vestigial sideband AM, Quadrature AM

(3) Angle Modulation -- Phase modulation (PM), Frequency modulation (FM), FM spectrum, Phase-locked loops

(4) Signal space representation -- Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization, orthogonal expansion of signals and approximation, vector representation, vector representation of channels

(5) Review of Probability -- Probability basics, Random variables, Random vectors, Independence of random variables, Moments, correlation matrix, covariance matrix, Gaussian random vectors -- Scaling and translation, Standard Gaussian, Joint Gaussianity, linear transformation of jointly Gaussian random vectors

(6) Random processes -- Basic definitions, Second-order statistics, Wide-sense stationarity and stationarity, Power spectral density, Gaussian random processes, Noise modeling, Filtering, Projection of Gaussian noise onto a signal space

(7) Binary modulation on the additive white Gaussian noise channel, Reduction to binary hypothesis testing

Lecture Notes
2017 Lecture Notes

As per Institute Academic Calendar
Quiz 1 (20%) -- Sep 6, 2017
Quiz 2 (20%) -- Oct 25, 2017
Assignments/Lecture Summary (10%)
Final (50%) -- Nov 16, 2017

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