EE 381R: Advanced Wireless Communications

Wireless channel models; performance of digital communication in fading channels; fading channel capacity; selection and maximal ratio combining; space-time codes and transmit diversity; introduction to multi-antenna systems; adaptive modulation; code division multiple access (CDMA) and spread spectrum; orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA); introduction to multiuser information theory; multiuser diversity and opportunistic scheduling; cooperative communications; and capacity of ad hoc networks. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Electrical Engineering 381R and 381V (Topic: Advanced Wireless: Modulation and Multiple Access) may not both be counted.

Course Level: 

Graduate

Prerequisites: 

Graduate standing and Electrical Engineering 381J and 381K (Topic 2: Digital Communications).