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The information that you can find here is valid for autumn 2015. Most will be the same for 2016. The information will be updated in the end of August. Course participants will be notified by email when the updating is done.

TSKS02 Telecommunication

Course material Autumn 2017

Alternative literature

As far as the examiner knows, there is no alternative book that covers this course well, without covering far too much. If you wish to see alternative descriptions of the material, you really have to dig into several books. A few are listed here.

Most of those books provide deeper descriptions of the topics.

  • Filters (lectures 1 & 2):
    • Ziemer, Tranter & Fannin: Signals and Systems: Continuous and Discrete, Macmillan, 1993.
    • Wayne Tomasi, Electronic Communication Systems - Fundamentals Through Advanced, Prentice Hall, 2004, Ch. 2, pp 39 - 64.
  • Stochastic processes (Not necessary for the course, but some of the books listed below assume knowledge about stochastic processes):
    • Yates & Goodman: Probability and random processes. A Friendly introduction for electrical and computer engineers, Wiley, 1999.
    • Childers: Probability and Random Processes, Irwin, 1997.
    • Viniotis: Probability and Random Processes, McGraw-Hill, 1998.
    • Davenport: Probability and Random Processes, McGraw-Hill, 1987.
  • Transmission channels (lecture 3):
    • John Anderson, Digital Transmission Engineering, IEEE Press, 1999, Ch.5, pp 217 - 264.
    • Lars Ahlin, Jens Zander, Principles of Wireless Communications, Studentlitteratur, Ch.3, pp 117 - 156.
    • Wayne Tomasi, Electronic Communication Systems - Fundamentals Through Advanced, Prentice Hall, 2004, Ch. 12 - 15, pp 511 - 686.
  • Analog communication (lectures 4 & 5):
    • Wayne Tomasi, Electronic Communication Systems - Fundamentals Through Advanced, Prentice Hall, 2004, Ch. 4 - 8 & 10, pp 119 - 344 & 405 - 450.
  • Digital communication (lecture 7 & 8):
    • John M. Wozencraft & Irwin Mark Jacobs, Principles of Communication Engineering, Waveland Press, 1990, Ch. 4-5, pp 211-362.
    • Simon Haykin, Digital Communications, John Wiley & Sons, 1988, Ch. 3, pp 57-133
    • Wayne Tomasi, Electronic Communication Systems - Fundamentals Through Advanced, Prentice Hall, 2004, Ch. 9, pp 345 - 404.
  • Error control coding (lectures 9 & 10):
    • John Anderson, Digital Transmission Engineering, IEEE Press, 1999, Ch 6, pp 265 - 304.
    • Lars Ahlin, Jens Zander, Principles of Wireless Communications, Studentlitteratur, Ch.6, pp 269 - 358.
  • Source coding (lecture 11):
    • Simon Haykin, Digital Communications, John Wiley & Sons, 1988, Ch. 2.1 - 2.4, pp 13 - 30.
    • Khalid Sayood, Introduction to Data Compression, 2nd ed, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2000, Ch. 2 & 3.1 - 3.2, pp 13 - 51.

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Last updated: 2017 08 24   16:12