Digital Communication

Fall 2016

Instructor: Soheil Mohajer, 6-165 Keller Hall,

Class Time and Location: Tu/Th, 11:15 AM - 12:30 PM, Mech. E. 102 

Office Hour: Th. 2:00 - 3:00 PM (by email appointment)

TAs: Zisheng Zhang, 

Office Hour: Wed. 2:00 - 4:00 PM, Keller Hall 2-127


  • Lecture notes: will be posted on Moodle
  • Recommended Textbooks:


Principles of Digital Communication

Robert G. Gallager, Cambridge







madhowFundamentals of Digital Communication

Upamanyu Madhow, Cambridge







Prerequisite: The basic prerequisites for this course are

  •  Signals and Systems, (EE3015 or equivalent)
  •  Statistical Methods in Electrical and Computer Engineering (EE3025 or equivalent) 
  •  Communication Systems (EE4501 or equivalent)


Homework: Approximately 9 series for the semester

Midterm Exam: Thursday, Oct. 20th, 11:15 AM - 1:15 PM

Final Exam: Saturday, Dec. 17th, 8:00 - 10:00 AM

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Final exam will be on Thursday, Dec. 15th, 11:15 - 13:45 in MechE 102

Grading Policy: Your total grade will be a combinations of your grades in homework assignments (20%), midterm exam (30%), final exam (40%), and a MATLAB project (10%).