Digital Communications [DiCo]


Lecturer:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robert Schober

Lectures:
Time: Monday and Thursday, 14:15-15:45
Place: Cauerstrasse 9, Room A 2.16

Tutorial:
Time and place: to be announced
Attendant: Arman Ahmadzadeh, M.Sc.

Classification:
Elective in CME / EEI / I&K / WING-IKS

Prerequisites:
Signals and Systems, Communications, 6th semester or higher

Organisation:
3 class hours per week lecture, 1 class hour per week tutorial, winter semester

ECTS Information:
ECTS credits: 5 (Lecture + Tutorial)

Language:
English

Content:

  • Introduction
  • Fundamentals of Digital Communications
  • Digital Pulse Amplitude Modulation (PAM)
  • Variants of PAM Transmission
  • Signal Space Representations
  • Frequency Shift Keying
  • Digital Transmission over Dispersive Channels
  • Maximum-Likelihood Sequence Detection
  • Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)

References:

  • Proakis, John G. ; Salehi, Massoud: Digital Communications. 5. Aufl. New York : McGraw-Hill, 2008
  • Haykin, Simon S.: Communication Systems. New York : John Wiley&Sons, 1994.

Additional Information:
An accompanying lecture manuscript is be available and will be distributed in the first lecture.