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EE121, Fall 2011
Introduction to Digital Communication Systems

Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-2 pm, 293 Cory Hall

Discussion Session:
Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm, 299 Cory Hall

EE120, EE126

No required text.

Course Description:
Introduction to the basic principles of the design and analysis of modern digital communication systems. Topics include source coding, channel coding, baseband and passband modulation techniques, receiver design, and channel equalization. Applications to the design of digital of digital telephone modems, compact disks, and digital wireless communication systems.

Homework 15%, Midterm 1 40%, Midterm 2 45%

Class Syllabus
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Professor Kannan Ramchandran
269 Cory Hall
Phone: (510) 642-2353
Office Hours:
258 Cory Hall
Tuesday 2:00 - 3:00pm, or By appointment

Teaching Assistants:
Venkatesan Ekambaram (Venky)
Office Hours:
Wednesday 10:00-11:00am, 258 Cory

Course Administrative Assistant:
Lea Barker
(510) 642-2384


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    Midterm 1 - October 14th 2011: 6-8pm, 521 Cory

    Midterm 2 - December 2nd 2011: 6-8pm, 521 Cory

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 Last updated 08/29/11