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Transmission and digital communication - 4PMSTCN9

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 12.0
    • Projects 0
    • Tutorials 6.0
    • Internship 0
    • Laboratory works 0


    ECTS 1.5


Basic Principles of digital modulations to transmit digital information over analog support.
Study of the performances for an additive white Gaussian noise.

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  • Baseband digital Modulation & Carrier frequency digital modulation (Linear modulations (ASK, PSK, QAM), cyclostationnarity, average Power Spectral Density, ... Energy per bit, goal and principle of Differential encoding, Non-linear modulations (FSK, CP-FSK).
  • Optimal Coherent receiver for Additive White Gaussian Noise Channel (Correlator or Matched filter, Inter-Symbols Interference, Nyquist criterium, Band-limited transmission, Spectral Efficency, bit error rate performance versus Eb/N0 ratio, link with Information Theory achievable limits).


Basic course on deterministic and Random signal processing


Session 1 :
If possible in-person courses and examination : 2 hours supervised written examination
else : homework report

Session 2 :
If in-person examination possible : 2 hours supervised written examination
else : distance examination

Session 1 :
si cours et examens en présence possibles: examen écrit présentiel de 2 heures
sinon : contrôle continu (rapport à rendre)

Session 2 :
si présentiel possible : examen écrit présentiel de 2 heures
sinon : examen à distance

Additional Information

Course list
Curriculum->Engineering degree->Semester 8


Glavieux, M. Joindot. "Communications numériques, introduction". Coll. pédagogique des télécommunications, Masson, 1996.
Bic J.C., D. Duponteil, J.C. Imbeaux. "Eléments de Communications Numériques : transmission sur fréquence porteuse". Dunod, 1986.
Proakis J., "Digital Communications". McGraw-Hill, 2000.