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A First Course in Digital Communications

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A First Course in Digital Communications by Ha Hoang Nguyen
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Description

Communication technology has become pervasive in the modern world, and ever more complex. Focusing on the most basic ideas, this carefully paced, logically structured textbook is packed with insights and illustrative examples, making this an ideal introduction to modern digital communication. Examples with step-by-step solutions help with the assimilation of theoretical ideas, and MATLAB exercises develop confidence in applying mathematical concepts to real-world problems. Right from the start the authors use the signal space approach to give students an intuitive feel for the modulation/demodulation process. After a review of signals and random processes, they describe core topics and techniques such as source coding, baseband transmission, modulation, and synchronization. The book closes with coverage of advanced topics such as trellis-coding, CMDA, and space-time codes to stimulate further study. This is an ideal textbook for anyone who wants to learn about modern digital communication.

Author Biography

Ha H. Nguyen is a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, where he has developed and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in signals and systems, digital communications, error control coding, and wireless communications. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. Ed Shwedyk is a Senior Scholar at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba, Canada. Since joining the Department in 1974, Professor Shwedyk has developed and taught many courses, including signals and systems, digital communications, information theory and coding, at both undergraduate and graduate level. In 1979 he received the Outstanding IEEE Student Counsellor Award for his role in setting up the first IEEE McNaughton Centre. In 2000 he won the University of Manitoba's Dr H. Saunderson Award for Teaching Excellence.
Release date Australia
May 28th, 2009
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Worked examples or Exercises; 17 Tables, unspecified
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
562
Dimensions
189x246x30
ISBN-13
9780521876131
Product ID
3037076

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