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6.02 Fall 2014 Calendar

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Sep 1 Labor Day Registration Day L01: Introduction and objectives for communication systems. Probabilistic source model. Information & entropy. Huffman coding. R01:
Sep 8 L02: Source coding: Huffman codes; Lempel-Ziv-Welch compression. R02: L03: Errors & binary symmetric channels. Hamming distance. Channel codes.
PS #0 due (simple audio communication)
R03:
Sep 15 L04: Linear block codes: rectangular codes; Hamming codes. R04: L05: Error correction. Syndrome decoding. Interleaving.
PS #1 due (Huffman and LZW)
R05:
Sep 22 L06: Convolutional codes. R06: L07: Viterbi decoding of convolutional codes.
PS #2 due (linear block codes)
R07:
Sep 29 L08: Optimal detection of signal level in i.i.d. Gaussian noise. SNR and BER. R08: L09: Transmitting on a physical channel: the bits-signal boundary, digital signaling, modulation and demodulation intro. Audio channel demo.
PS #3 due (Viterbi decoder + comparing codes)
R09:
Oct 3: Add date
Oct 6 L10: Linear, time-invariant (LTI) discrete-time baseband channel models. Step response, unit sample (impulse) response, convolution, causality. R10: L11: LTI channels and intersymbol interference (ISI). Eye diagrams. No recitation
Quiz 1 (evening) 7:30-9:30pm.
Location: TBD
Topics: L01-L07/R01-07/PS0-3

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