EECS 532 - Advanced Digital Communications 

Description:  Credit 4. Characteristics of digitally modulated signals; digital signals in additive noise; communication over fading channels and with intersymbol interference; source and channel coding; synchronization; spread spectrum techniques.

Prerequisite:  ECE 432 or consent of the instructor.


  1. J. G. Proakis, Digital Communications, 4/e, McGraw Hill 2001.
  2. S. G. Wilson, Digital Modulation and Coding, Prentice Hall 1996.


  • Review of random processes; source coding; channel coding
  • Digital modulation and demodulation 
  • Synchronization and carrier recovery 
  • Intersymbol interference - Viterbi algorithm
  • Fading multipath channels 
  • Spread spectrum communications