Telecommunication Breakdown: Concepts of Communication Transmitted Via Software-defined Radio, Volume 1

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Pearson Education Incorporated, 2004 - Computers - 379 pages
For single-semester courses in Communication Systems in Electrical Engineering and Computer departments. This text reflects the recent shift in telecommunications technology from hardware to software by focusing on the design of a digital software-defined radio. Telecommunications Breakdown helps students build a complete digital radio that includes each part of a typical digital communication system. By following each chapter, students create a Matlab realization of the various pieces of the system, exploring key ideas along the way. In the final chapter, the reader puts it all together to build a fully functional receiver (not operational in real time).

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Contents

When Is a Digital
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A Telecommunication
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System
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Copyright

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William A. Sethares is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the author of Rhythm and Transforms (2007) and Tuning, Timbre, Spectrum, Scale (2005).

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