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Systems and Computer Engineering (SYSC)

Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

SYSC 3503 [0.5 credit]

Communication Theory II

Amplitude Modulation. Frequency Modulation. Performance of AM and FM in noise. Communication channels, channel models, noise sources, noise models. Digital modulation: ASK, FSK, PSK. Optimal reception, probability of error on the AWGN channel.
Precludes additional credit for SYSC 3501 or SYSC 4600.
Prerequisite: (SYSC 2500 or SYSC 3500) and STAT 2605.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory, three hours alternate weeks.

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