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ELEC 461 Digital Communications

ELEC 461  Digital Communications  Units: 3.50  

Representation of signals and noise, Gaussian processes, correlation functions and power spectra. Linear systems and random processes. Performance analysis and design of coherent and noncoherent communication systems, phase-shift-keying, frequency-shift,-keying, and M-ary communication systems. Optimum receivers and signal space concepts. Information and its measure, source encoding, channel capacity and error correcting coding.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

Requirements: Prerequisites: ELEC 324 or MTHE 335 or MREN 223, ELEC 326 or MTHE 351, or permission of instructor Corequisites: Exclusions:  
Offering Term: W  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 0  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 21  
Engineering Design 21  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering  

Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is housed in Walter Light Hall which provides over 5,400 square meters of modern research, teaching and classroom facilities. The building is linked to Goodwin Hall which houses the School of Computing. Additional space for undergraduate laboratories and research is located in Beamish-Munro Hall.

Electrical Engineering (ELEC)

All courses except ELEC 898 , ELEC 899 and ELEC 999 are 3.0 credit units.  Not all courses are offered every year.