6.973 | Spring 2006 | Graduate

Communication System Design

Lecture Notes

L1 Course overview (PDF)
L2 Introduction to practical digital communications (PDF) (Courtesy of John Cioffi. Used with permission.)
L3 Multi-tone systems (PDF)
L4 802.11a transceiver architecture (PDF)
L5 ASIC design (PDF - 3.2 MB)
L6 Micro-architectures and transformations (PDF - 1.2 MB)
L7 Bluespec™ overview (PDF) (Courtesy of Arvind. Used with permission.)
L8 Fast fourier transform: theory and algorithms (PDF)
L9 Fast fourier transform: practical aspects and basic architectures (PDF)
L10 Fast fourier transform: advanced VLSI architectures (PDF - 3.0 MB)
L11 Convolutional codes (PDF)
L12 Trellis codes (PDF)
L13 Viterbi algorithm
L14 Viterbi algorithm (cont.) (PDF)
L15 Viterbi algorithm (cont.) (PDF)
L16 Viterbi algorithm (cont.) (PDF)
L17 Synchronization introduction
L18 Synchronization OFDM
L19 Synchronization: implementations
L20 Wireless channels
L21 Channel estimation
L22 Block codes: introduction
L23 Block codes: code classes and Reed-Solomon codes
L24 Block codes: implementations

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2006
Learning Resource Types
Problem Sets with Solutions
Lecture Notes