16.36 Communication Systems and Networks
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.
16.36 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is 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.
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