16.36 Communication Systems and Networks


Class Info

Introduces the fundamentals of digital communications and networking. Topics include elements of information theory, sampling and quantization, coding, modulation, signal detection and system performance in the presence of noise. Study of data networking includes multiple access, reliable packet transmission, routing and protocols of the internet. Concepts discussed in the context of aerospace communication systems: aircraft communications, satellite communications, and deep space communications. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 16.004, 6.003, 16.09, and 6.041 as prerequisites.

16.36 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by E. H. Modiano.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 33-319.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information at the 16.36 - COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS AND NETWORKS site or on the 16.36 Stellar site.

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