Texts
Required
[MSY] McClellan, J. H., R. W. Schafer, and M. A. Yoder. DSP First: A Multimedia Approach. East Rutherford, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998. ISBN: 9780132431712.
Shannon, C. E., and W. Weaver. The Mathematical Theory of Communication. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780252725463. [Download a copy of the original 1948 paper by Shannon (PDF), upon which the book is based, from Bell Labs.]
Recommended for those who want more help
Karu, Zoher Z. Signals and Systems Made Ridiculously Simple. Huntsville, AL: ZiZi Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780964375215.
LEC #  TOPICS  READINGS  

L1 
IntroductionOverview of subjects to be covered during the term; basic math concepts; notation; vocabulary. Representation of systems 
MSY 1.11.4, A.1A.6 (A.5 is optional)  
L2 
SinusoidsComplex exponentials 
MSY 2.12.9  
L3 
SpectraSpectrum plots, AM 
MSY 3.13.4, C.7.1.3  
L4 
Periodic waveformsFourier series, frequency modulation (FM) 
MSY 3.53.6  
L5 
Basis functions and orthogonalityDefinition of orthogonality; Walsh functions and other basis sets; discrete Fourier basis matrix 
Notes on basis functions (PDF)  
L6 
Sampling ISampling theorem, aliasing 
MSY 4.14.3  
L7 
Sampling IIReconstruction 
MSY 4.44.6  
L8 
Psychophysics, psychoacoustics, and other physiological signals 

L9 
Communication theory IErgodic processes/Markov models; choice, uncertainty and entropy; Shannon’s fundamental theorem for a noiseless channel; entropy coding 
Shannon and Weaver, pp. 364.  
L10 
Communication theory IIDiscrete channels with noise; continuous channels; error detection and correction 
Shannon and Weaver, pp. 6580. Handout on errorcorrecting codes (PDF) 

L11 
Prequiz wrapup 

L12  Quiz 1  
End of MAS.510; start of MAS.511  
L13 
Discretetime systems IFIR filters. Impulse response. Convolution 
MSY 5.15.3  
L14 
Discretetime systems IIImplementations of general LTI systems 
MSY 5.45.9  
L15 
Frequency response IResponse of FIR systems; properties 
MSY 6.16.4  
L16 
Frequency response II 
MSY 6.56.9  
L17 
Ztransform, IDefinitions; convolution and the Ztransform; poles and zeros 
MSY 7.17.6.2  
L18 
IIR systemsDefinitions; impulse response and frequency response 
MSY 8.18.5 Notes from prior years Ztransforms: part I (PDF) Ztransforms: part II (PDF) Partial fraction expansion (PDF) 

L19 
Ztransforms IIInverse Ztransform; stability; partial fraction expansion 
MSY 8.68.9  
L20 
Spectrum analysis IThe DFT; fast algorithms 
MSY 9.1.1, 9.2.2, 9.3.19.3.2, 9.3.59.3.7  
L21 
Spectrum analysis IIThe DTFT 
MSY 9.49.7  
L22 
Practical filter design 
MSY 7.77.10, 8.108.11 

L23 
Prequiz wrapup and practical communication systemsRealworld modulation and demodulation methods; spreadspectrum 
Notes on modulation (PDF)  
L24  Quiz 2 