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Electrical Engineering


Electrical Engineering Course Objectives

ELEC 464/864: Digital Communication Systems


For the students to:

  • become familiar with the performance capabilities of current digital communication systems.
  • understand the conceptual and analytical differences between analog and digital communications.
  • understand the significance and validity of the signal space model.
  • understand the concepts behind single symbol and sequence optimal receiver design.
  • be able to compute the probability of error of digital communication systems on the additive white Gaussian noise channel.
  • understand the effect of nonideal channels.
  • understand the design issues in a digital communication system.