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Course Calendar

Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09/02Labor Day Registration Day Lec 1: Introduction to communication systems Rec 1
09/09Lec 2: Source coding Rec 2 Lec 3: Noise Rec 3
09/16Lec 4: Designing channel codes Rec 4 Lec 5: Linear block codes Rec 5 Student Holiday
09/23Lec 6: Syndrome decoding Rec 6 Lec 7: Convolutional codes Rec 7
09/30Lec 8: Viterbi decoding Rec 8 Lec 9: Coding Applications Rec 9
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Lecture Canceled
Rec 10

Quiz 1, 7:30-9:30pm
location: 34-101
Lec 11: Introduction to signals Rec 11
10/14Indigenous Peoples' Day Holiday Indigenous Peoples' Day Holiday Lec 12: LTI models: time domain Rec 12
10/21Lec 13: LTI models: frequency domain Rec 13 Lec 14: DTFT Rec 14
10/28Lec 15: Modulation, demodulation (Part 1) Rec 15 Lec 16: Modulation, demodulation (Part 2) Rec 16
11/04Lec 17: Matched filtering Rec 17 Lec 18: Computational constraints in signal processing (DFT + FFT) Rec 18
11/11Veterans Day Rec 19

Quiz 2, 7:30-9:30pm
location: 34-101
Lec 20: MAC protocols Rec 20
11/18Lec 21: Packet switching, queues Rec 21 Lec 22: Routing protocol basics Rec 22
11/25Lec 23: Analyzing routing protocols under failures Rec 23
Lecture Canceled
Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
12/02Lec 24: Reliable data delivery Rec 24 Lec 25: Sliding-window protocols Rec 25
12/09Lec 26: Congestion Control Rec 26 Lec 27: Digital Communications: End-to-end
Final Exam, 1:30pm-3:30pm, 4-370