Fundamentals of Digital Communication by Upamanyu MadhowFundamentals of Digital Communication by Upamanyu Madhow

Fundamentals of Digital Communication

byUpamanyu Madhow

Hardcover | March 10, 2008

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This is a concise presentation of the concepts underlying the design of digital communication systems, without the detail that can overwhelm students. Many examples, from the basic to the cutting-edge, show how the theory is used in the design of modern systems and the relevance of this theory will motivate students. The theory is supported by practical algorithms so that the student can perform computations and simulations. Leading edge topics in coding and wireless communication make this an ideal text for students taking just one course on the subject. Fundamentals of Digital Communications has coverage of turbo and LDPC codes in sufficient detail and clarity to enable hands-on implementation and performance evaluation, as well as 'just enough' information theory to enable computation of performance benchmarks to compare them against. Other unique features include space-time communication and geometric insights into noncoherent communication and equalization.
Upamanyu Madhow is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in 1990, where he later served on the faculty. A Fellow of the IEEE, he worked for several years at Telcordia before moving ...
Title:Fundamentals of Digital CommunicationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:518 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.18 inPublished:March 10, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521874149

ISBN - 13:9780521874144


Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Modulation; 3. Demodulation; 4. Synchronization and noncoherent communication; 5. Channel equalization; 6. Information-theoretic limits and their computation; 7. Channel coding; 8. Wireless communication; Appendices: A. Probability, random variables and random processes; B. The Chernoff bound; C. Jensen's inequality.

Editorial Reviews

'Madhow is a highly established researcher with a good style that is easy to read.' Professor Elza Erkip, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn