Courses

Satellite Communications

Basics of modern satellite communications, orbital dynamics, platforms, radio systems, and signaling. This graduate-level course contains a large project component. Instructors: Prof. Claudio Sacchi, Univeristy of Trento, and Prof. Christian Schlegel, UMDCC.

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Iterative Signal Processing

Iterative matrix solution methods, stationary and dynamic methods, applications to communications, non-linear iterative methods, turbo equalization and turbo coding, applications to information procssing. Instructor: Prof. Christian Schlegel, UMDCC.

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ECED 6585: Telecommunication Systems

The course focuses on the main structural elements of the physical layer in modern communication systems and on respective algorithms associated with information processing. Taught by Dmitry Trukhachev

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ECED 6530: Random Processes and Estimation Theory

Probability theory: mathematical model, conditional probabilities, random variables, pdf, transformation of random variables, conditional densities, statistical averages.  Instructor: Dr. Christian Schlegel, FIEEE, Professor and NSERC Chair

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Fundamentals of Wireless Networks

Channels and communications methods. Mathematical queuing theory. Random access protocols, ALOHA, CSMA, CSMA-CD, Ethernet. MAC protocols and multi-packet detection. Basics of routing protocols.  Instructor: Dr. Christian Schlegel, FIEEE, Professor and NSERC Chair

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ECED 4504: Digital Transmission Theory

Topics covered will include detailed analysis of channel and source coding techniques with derivation of bit error rates for various modulation schemes and power-bandwidth efficiency trade-offs. Taught by Dmitri Truhachev

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ECED 3511: Communication Systems

This course examines the principles of communication theory as applied to the tranmission of information in the presence of noise. Statistical underpinnings of communication system design are presented for analog and digital modulation schemes. Taught by Ulaş Güntürkün

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