EC430 Advanced Topics in Communication Engineering

Course Name: 

EC430 Advanced Topics in Communication Engineering


B.Tech (ECE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Fading Channels, characterizing Mobile radio propagation, Signal time spreading, time variance of channel, mitigating the degradation effects of fading, characterizing fading channels, Fundamentals of Statistical Detection Theory, Baye’s Theorem, Decision theory, Neyman Pearson Theorem, Receiver operating characteristics, Bayes’s risk. Multiple hypothesis testing, minimum Baye’s risk detection for binary hypothesis and multiple hypothesis, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing, OFDM transmission technique, synchronization, modulation, demodulation, amplitude limitation of OFDM signals. Space Time Wireless Communications, Introduction, space time propagation, space time channel and signal models, spatial diversity, space time OFDM.


B.Sklar, Digital Communications: Fundamentals and Application, Pearson Education, 2001.
J.G.Proakis & M.Salehi, Communications System Engineering, Pearson Education 2002.
Stevan M Kay, Fundamentals of Statistical signal processing, Vol. II, Detection Theory, PHI, 1998.
A.Paulraj, R.Nabar & D.Gore,Introduction to Space Time Wireless Communications, Cambridge University, 2003.

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Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
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