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CDT: Program

This is a rough outline of the program that is updated after every lecture. The details and the exact timing can vary.

Date Topic Lecturer Place, Comments
20.02.2018 Course information, point-to-point digital communications systems, functions, signals, time-reversal, the inner product, orthogonality, energy, the Fourier transform, bandwidth (Ch. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6) Amos Lapidoth ETZ E8
27.02.2018 Passband signals, bandwidth around the carrier frequency, analytic and baseband representation, inner products in baseband and passband (Ch. 7) Amos Lapidoth ETZ E8
06.03.2018 The geometry of the space of energy limited signals and the Sampling theorem (Ch. 4, 8) Amos Lapidoth ETZ E8
13.03.2018 Sampling real passband signals, mapping bits onto waveforms, a glimpse at stochastic processes (Ch. 9, 10, 12) Amos Lapidoth ETZ E8
20.03.2018 Self-similarity function, Nyquist pulse, Nyquist criterion, discrete-time stochastic processes: stationarity and wide-sense stationarity (Ch. 11, 13) Amos Lapidoth ETZ E8
27.03.2018 Energy and power in PAM signals (Ch. 14) Amos Lapidoth ETZ E8
03.04.2018 holidays
10.04.2018 Operational power spectral density (OPSD) of a stochastic process, OPSD of a PAM signal (Ch. 15) Amos Lapidoth ETZ E8
17.04.2018 QAM, and complex random variables. Energy and power in QAM. Please read chapter 19.1-19.7 on the univariate Gaussians and the Q-function. (Ch. 15, 18, 19) A. L. and T. K. ETZ E8
24.04.2018      
01.05.2018 holidays
08.05.2018      
15.05.2018      
22.05.2018      
29.05.2018      

 

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