Week 11

October 30

Outline
Wireline and wireless channel models. Baseband and modulated communication.
Analog communication: Noise and its sources.
Filters and denoising for noise reduction. Signal-to-noise ratio. Analysis of baseband and AM systems.
Digital Communication: Representing bits with analog signals.
Notion of datarate.

Reading
Wireless Channels, Line-of-Sight Transmission, The Ionosphere and Communication, Communication with Satellites, Noise and Interference, Channel Models, Baseband Communications, Modulated Communication, Signal-to-Noise Ratio of an Amplitude-Modulated Signal, Digital Communication, Binary Phase Shift Keying, Frequency Shift Keying, Digital Communication Receivers

Homework
Problem Set IX
6.5, 6.8, 6.10, 6.12, 6.13 (pdf)
Due 11/10