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18-551 Digital Communication and Signal Processing Systems Design

Department:Electrical & Comp. Eng.
Prerequisites:18-396 and (15-211 or 18-450 or 18-791 or 18-793 or 18-796 or 18-798)
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This course provides the student with a rich, in-depth design and application hardware project experience in the areas of digital communications and/or signal processing systems using DSP hardware. Teams of students work on a semester-long project of their choice. Topics include: speech and music processing, digital communications, multimedia processing, data compression, data storage, wireless communications, CD, image and/or signal processing, etc. One month of introductory laboratories familiarize the students with DSP hardware and support software. Lectures address z-transforms, IIR and FIR filter design using MATLAB and DSP hardware, LPC and adaptive filters, channel coding, time and frequency multiplexing, short time Fourier and wavelet transforms, and spread spectrum techniques. 4 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.

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  Spring 2005 times

Sec Time Day Instructor Location  
1 2:30 - 4:20 pm M Gandhi, Casasent HH B103 Add course to my schedule
W Gandhi, Casasent HH B103
A 6:30 - 9:20 pm M Instructor TBA HH 1307 Add course to my schedule
B 6:30 - 9:20 pm T Instructor TBA HH 1307 Add course to my schedule
C 6:30 - 9:20 pm W Instructor TBA HH 1307 Add course to my schedule

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