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SYSC 4600 [0.5 credit] Digital Communications

Probability theory, signal representation. Baseband data transmission: Nyquist criterion, optimal receiver, error probability. Digital modulation, performance. Synchronization. Introduction to information theory. Error detection and correction. OFDM. Applications to current digital wired and wireless communications systems.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Precludes additional credit for SYSC 3503 and SYSC 4604.
Prerequisite(s): SYSC 3501 and ECOR 2050.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours alternate weeks.