Week 11

November 2

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.

Videos
Wireless Communications Channels
Wireline Communication Channels
Noise and Interference in Communication Channels
Analog Communication
Decibels
Introduction to Digital Communication

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 11/13