EE121: Introduction to Digital Communication

Spring 2016

Instructor: Omur Ozel
Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 4:00-5:00 pm in 201 Cory

GSI: Preetum Nakkiran
Office Hours: Wednesday 4:00-5:00 pm in 341B Soda

Lecture: Tuesday & Thursday 2:00-3:30pm in 299 Cory
Discussion: Friday 1:00-2:00pm in 521 Cory

Description. In today's multi-layered communication systems, data is stored, processed, transmitted and received dominantly in digital form. This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles and mathematical tools involved in digital communication systems. Topics include source and channel coding, network coding and distributed storage, baseband and passband modulation and transmission through wireless channels. Applications to classical and modern systems are specifically targeted and concepts are illustrated via exercises and projects. Full syllabus here.

Annoucements and References.
All class discussion and annoucements will take place on Piazza and bCourses.
There are relevant lecture notes and problem sets in previous offerings of this course: Fall 2013, Spring 2008.

Homeworks Additional topics covered include: Projects