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Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Introduction to Digital Communications

ECE 54400 / 3 Cr. (3 Class)

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Introduction to digital communication systems and spread spectrum communications. Analog message digitization, signal space representation of digital signals, binary and M-ary signaling methods, detection of binary and M-ary signals, comparison of digital communication systems in terms of signal energy and signal bandwidth requirements. The principal types of spread-spectrum systems are analyzed and compared. Application of spread spectrum to multiple-access systems and to secure communication systems is discussed.