EC904 Advanced Topics in Digital Communications

Course Name: 

EC904 Advanced Topics in Digital Communications



Credits (L-T-P): 

(4 - 0 - 0) 4


Fading channels, Characterization of Mobile Radio propagation, Signal-time spreading, channel variance, mitigating the degradation effects of fading, fundamentals of statistical detection theory, Baye’s theorem, Decision theory, Neyman-Pearson theorem, Multiple hypothesis testing, minimum Baye’s risk detection for binary and multiple hypothesis, Orthogonal Frequency Division multiplexing (OFDM), OFDM transmission techniques, 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.


J G Proakis, Digital Communications, 4th edition.
H L Van Trees, Detection, Estimation and Modulation Theory, Part I.
T S Rappaport, Wireless Communications “ Principles and Practice, 2nd Edition.

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Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
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