CPEN 308:Fundamentals of Information Transmission

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History and overview of information transmission, reasons for studying data transmission, modern trends in telecommunication technology for data transmission, role of information transmission in computer engineering. Fundamental principles: telecommunication signals and their representation, building blocks of a telecommunication systems, description of communication systems types - optical fiber system, microwave system, satellite system, mobile communication system, basic concepts of signal transmission in transmission media, time and frequency signal bandwidth, signal-to-noise ratio, channel and channel capacity, sampling theorem. Linear communication techniques: amplitude modulation process, frequency modulation process, phase modulation process, multiplexing strategies. Digital communication principles: analog to digital conversion of voice, process of signal sampling, quantization, pulse code modulation, time division multiplexing, amplitude shift keying, frequency shift keying, phase shift keying, spread spectrum techniques, digital demodulation.