Communication Theory


January 24th: Introduction

                    Link: Why Statistics.

January 24th/27th: Random variables

                    Readings: Sections 3.1 and 3.2 from Artes et al. and 4.1 from Proakis and Salehi.

January 31st: Random processes: stationarity, ergodicity and LTI systems

                    Readings: Sections 3.3.1-3.3.4 from Artes et al., and 4.2 from Proakis y Salehi.

February 1st/3rd: Random processes in the frequency domain and examples

                    Readings: Sections 3.3.5 from Artes et al., and 4.3 from Proakis y Salehi.

                    Fourier's Transform: Sections 2.3.2 and 2.3.3 from Artes et al., and 2.2 from Proakis and Salehi.

                    Matlab Examples:

February 7th: Class suspended


February 8th/10th: Problem solving

                    Exercises: 4.35, 4.37, 4.38, 4.40, 4.44 and 4.46 from Proakis y Salehi. Test Questions: 1 and 2.

February 14th: Gaussian Processes and Band Limited Random Processes at 2:30

                    Readings: Sections 3.3.6 and 3.3.8 from Artes et al., and 4.4, 4.5 and 4.6 from Proakis and Salehi.

February 14th: A Communication System Model

                    Readings: Sections 2.1.4 and 4.1 from Artes et al..

September 15th/17th: Problem solving

                    Exercises: 4.59, 4.61(1), 4.62, 4.51, 4.56 and 4.57(1) from Proakis and Salehi.

                    Hand in: Test Questions: 1 and 2, Test Question: 4, and Test Question: 2,

February 21st: Modulator

                    Readings: Section 4.2 from Artes et al..

February 22nd/24th: Demodulator

                    Readings: Section 4.3 from Artes et al..

February 28th: Optimal Decoder

                    Readings: Section 4.4.1 from Artes et al..

February 29th/March 2nd: Probability of Error

                    Readings: Section 4.4.2 from Artes et al..

March 6th: Encoder

                    Readings: Sections 4.4.3 and 4.5 from Artes et al..

March 7th/9th: Problem solving

                    Exercises: 7.5, 7.9, 7.11, and 7.18 from Proakis y Salehi.

March 14th/16th: Problem solving

                    Exercises: 7.21, 7.27, 7.33, and 7.43 from Proakis y Salehi.

March 21st/23rd: Problem solving

                   In Class: Exercise: 2, Exercise: 2, Exercise: 2, and Exercise: 1.

                   Hand in: Test Question: 4, Test Question: 2, Test Question: 2, and Test Question: 1.