Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : EE6101 : Advanced Communication Techniques {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Prasanna Kumar Sahu


Overview of Communication Systems: Channel Effects, Signal to Noise Ratio, Channel Capacity, Signal Distortion over a Communication Channel, Source coding & Channel coding.
Performance Analysis of Digital communication systems: Optimum Linear Detector for Binary Polar Signaling, Coherent Receivers for Digital carrier modulations, Signal Space Analysis of Optimum Detection, Vector Decomposition of White Noise Random Processes, Optimum receiver for White Gaussian Noise Channels, Colored channel noise, Non-Coherent detection.
Spread Spectrum Communications: FHSS systems, multiple FHSS user systems and performance, applications, DSSS systems, CDMA of DSSS, MUD, Modern Practical DSSS CDMA systems. Digital communications under linearly distortive channels: Receiver Channel Equalization, Channel Estimation, Decision Feedback Equalizer, Discrete and DMT, Blind equalization and Identification.
Modulation & Coding Trade-offs: Bandwidth efficient modulation, Modulation and Coding for band limited channels, Trellis coded modulation.

Course Objectives

  1. To provide knowledge about Digital Communication System and its merits over Analog Communication counterpart.
  2. To present the engineering principles, theories and practices, which are fundamental to the successful design of a digital communication system.
  3. To enable the students to establish unambiguous mathematical statements describing every step of transmitting and receiving a signal through a communication link
  4. To equip the students with methods of systematic representation, analysis and design of a digital communication system which are essential in designing communication systems with complex and futuristic requirements.

Course Outcomes

1. Engineering Knowledge
2. Design/development of solutions
3. The engineer and society
4 Life-long learning + Project management and finance
5. Analysis and Communication System(s) design according to need

Essential Reading

  1. J.G. Proakis, Digital Communication, McGraw-Hill , 5th. Edition, 2014
  2. Simon Haykin, Digital Communications, John Wiley , 2006 Edision

Supplementary Reading

  1. B P Lathi, Modern Digital and Analog Communication, Oxford University Press , 4th. Edition, 2017
  2. Mutagi, Digital Communication, Oxford University Press , 2013 Edition