10L300Q Principles of Communication Systems

(4 Credits, 64 Hours; Course Category: Specialized Course / Required; Specialty: Communication Engineering; Prerequisite: Advanced Mathematics, Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics, Signal and System)
The course is a specialized core course for communication engineering and other related subjects. All communication engineering majors need to study this important course. It combines professional mathematic knowledge of Advanced Mathematics, Probability and Linear Algebra with analytical method of signal linear system, so that students can lay a solid mathematical and theoretical foundation in aspects of spectrum analysis for Deterministic signal and statistic analysis, for random signal (random process) as well as noise.
By learning this course, students are expected to grasp the basic knowledge, the analytical methods and anti-noise performance of analog communication system. They are also be able to grasp the basic theory of transformation from analog signals to digital ones, especially the mathematical model, bit error performance and error control coding of digital communication system. Finally, students are supposed to comprehend modern communication system modeling and optimized thinking methods, along with the basic knowledge of statistical communications theory by viewpoint of optimum receivers. On completion of the course, students will know what progress that the modern communication technologies have achieved and what they will be in the future. This course provides essential backgrounds for further learning in other specialized courses and help build up good foundations for students’ future research and work in this field.