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Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 
Rensselaer Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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ECSE 6580 - Theory of Digital Communications

Review of the discrete Gaussian noise channel and development of coding theorems. Waveform channels, orthonormal expansions of signals and Gaussian noise, the vector model of waveform channels, time-bandwidth and dimensionality, optimum receiver principles, channel capacity and reliability functions, signal design and selection. Coding for the Gaussian noise channel, theoretical performance bounds, implementation of error control coding, techniques for overall system evaluation, investigation of fundamental rate versus reliability tradeoffs.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ECSE 6510.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 3

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