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Systems and Computer Engineering (SYSC)

Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

SYSC 3501 [0.5 credit]

Communication Theory

Review of signals, linear systems and Fourier theory; signal bandwidth and spectra; digital waveform coding; introduction to analog and digital modulation systems; synchronization; characterization and effects of noise; link budgets; communications media and circuits; applications to current communications systems.
Precludes additional credit for SYSC 3503.
Prerequisites: MATH 3705 and SYSC 3600 and STAT 3502 (STAT 3502 may be taken concurrently).
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours alternate weeks.

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