ECE 461 (Digital Communication)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lectures: Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30PM - 10:50PM in Room 3013, ECE Building.

Instructors: Prof. Pramod Viswanath. Office hours: 1-1.50pm Tuesdays, Room 118 CSL
TA office hours: Wednesday 5-6pm, Room 114 CSL


Reliable communication of information over three types of channels: additive Gaussian noise, wireline, and wireless. Emphasis on the impact of bandwidth and power on the data rate and reliability, using discrete-time models. Technological examples in both wireline and wireless modems used as case studies.