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Course Calendar

Week Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09/04Labor Day Registration Day Lec 1: Introduction to communication systems Rec 1
09/11Lec 2: Source coding Rec 2 Lec 3: Noise Rec 3
09/18Lec 4: Designing channel codes Rec 4 Lec 5: Linear block codes Rec 5
09/25Lec 6: Syndrome decoding Rec 6 Lec 7: Convolutional codes Rec 7 Student Holiday
10/02Lec 8: Viterbi decoding Rec 8 Lec 9: Coding Applications Rec 9
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10/09Indigenous Peoples' Day Holiday Indigenous Peoples' Day Holiday
Lecture Canceled
Rec 10

Quiz 1, 7:30-9:30pm
in 34-101
10/16Lec 11: Introduction to signals Rec 11 Lec 12: LTI models: time domain Rec 12
10/23Lec 13: LTI models: frequency domain Rec 13 Lec 14: DTFT Rec 14
10/30Lec 15: Modulation, demodulation, FDM Rec 15 Lec 16: Computational constraints in signal processing (DFT + FFT) Rec 16
11/06Lec 17: Matched filtering Rec 17 Lec 18: Special Lecture Rec 18 Veterans Day
11/13Lec 19: MAC protocols Rec 19 Lec 20: Packet switching, queues Rec 20

Quiz 2, 7:30-9:30pm
in 34-101
11/20Lec 21: Routing protocols (without failures) Rec 21
Lecture cancelled; Drop date
Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
11/27Lec 22: Routing protocols (handling failures) Rec 22 Lec 23: Reliable data delivery Rec 23
12/04Lec 24: Sliding window protocols Rec 24 Lec 25: Congestion control Rec 25
12/11Lec 26: History of the Internet Rec 26 Lec 27: Digital Communications: End-to-end
12/18
Quiz 3, 9:00am-11:00am
in DuPont Gym