Principles of Digital Communication

This course serves as an introduction to the theory and practice behind many of today's communications systems. 6.450 forms the first of a two-course sequence on digital communication. The second class, 6.451, is offered in the spring.Topics covered include: digital communications at the block diagram level, data compression, Lempel-Ziv algorithm, scalar and vector quantization, sampling and aliasing, the Nyquist criterion, PAM and QAM modulation, signal constellations, finite-energy waveform spaces, detection, and modeling and system design for wireless communication.

Begin Course

University

MIT

Professor

Robert Gallager

Lectures

24 Lectures

University

MIT

Professor

Alan Blinder

Prerequisites

Photovoltaics

Bubbles

12 Bubbles