Course Information Package
|Course Unit Title||ADVANCED DIGITAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS II|
|Course Unit Code||AEEE502|
|Course Unit Details||MSc Electrical Engineering (Required Courses) -|
|Number of ECTS credits allocated||7|
|Learning Outcomes of the course unit||By the end of the course, the students should be able to:|
|Mode of Delivery||Face-to-face|
|Recommended optional program components||NONE|
Information Theory: Information characteristics and measure. Mathematical models of information sources. The lossless source coding theorem. Lossless coding algorithms. Entropy and mutual information. Channel modelling and capacity. Orthogonal signals. Reliability function.
Coding: Linear codes. Hamming codes. Maximum length codes. Soft decision decoding and hard decision decoding. Performance comparison. Block and bit error probability. Cyclic codes. Trellis Codes. Trellis and state diagrams. Non-recursive and recursive convolutional codes. Maximum likelihood decoding. Viterbi algorithm. Probability of error.
Band-Limited Channels: Characterization. Intersymbol interference. Optimum receiver for channels with ISI and AWGN. Optimum Maximum-likelihood receiver. Linear equalization. Mean square error (MSE) criterion. Performance evaluation. ML detectors. Recursive least squares (Kalman) filtering.
Multicarrier Systems: M-ary orthogonal signals. Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing OFDM). Modulation and demodulation. Spectral characteristics.
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|Planned learning activities and teaching methods|
The taught part of course is delivered to the students by means of lectures, conducted with the help of computer presentations. Lecture notes and presentations are available through the web for students to use in combination with the textbooks.
|Assessment methods and criteria|
|Language of instruction||English|