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Advanced Communication Systems

Course Description:

This is a diploma level course.

In this course the students will learn various digital communication techniques, data communication and digital communication methods, various codes, network topologies, switching, pager, FAX,etc.

Text books used – Wayne tomasi, Simon haykins, George kennedy

Course Sessions:
  • Module 1: Intro to Advanced Communication System
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    This Module provides a brief introduction to all topics that will be covered in the entire syllabus.


  • Module 2: Fundamentals of Communication
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    This Module contains:

    • block diagram of communication system
    • explanation of different types of channels
    • discussion about point to point communication
    • modes of communication

  • Module 3: Modes of Communication
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    This Module consists of:

    • Simplex, half duplex and full duplex modes of communication
    • Comparison, advantages and disadvantages of analog and digital communication.

  • Module 4: Digital Modulation Techniques
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    This Module provides an overview of Digital Modulation Techniques and includes the description of

    • PSK
    • FSK
    • ASK
    • PCM

  • Module 5: Error Detection Techniques
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    This Module provides an overview of Error Detection Techniques and describes:

    • Redundancy
    • Parity
    • VRC
    • LRC.

  • Module 6: Forward Error Correction- HAMMING CODE
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    This Module illustrates the concept of Forward Error Correction, in particular HAMMING CODE.

    The technique allows for the correction of erroneous bit without calling for retransmission.


  • Module 7: Linear Block Codes
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    This Lecture discusses Linear Block Codes: a error correction code in which k parity bits are added to m bits of message.


  • Module 8: Network and Control Considerations
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    In this Module, the uses of networking, network protocols and their functions are discussed.


  • 8.1: Types of Networks
  • Content Author(s): mayankmalik7

    Session Description:

    This video discusses various Types of Networks. Here we learn about

    • MAN
    • LAN
    • WAN.

    It is presented by Mayank Malik in Hindi language.


  • Module 9: Network Topologies
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    Here we discuss about various Network Topologies. In particular, Star, Bus and Ring topologies are described.


  • Module 10: Modes of Digital Switching
  • Content Author(s): DrHibbitts

    Session Description:

    In this module, Modes of Digital Switching techniques including Circuit, Message and Packet Switching are illustrated..


  • 10.1: Packet Transmission and Reception
  • Content Author(s): Vikas Kumar

    Session Description:

    This animation shows how packet travels in a network, How Router works and how switch works.
    How proxy server works, How firewall works.

    Here we discuss about virtual and datagram services.


  • Module 11: Digital Network ISDN
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    This Module discusses the Digital Network, Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) and ISDN interfaces.


  • Test Your Learning: ACS-Signals
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    Test Your Learning Part 1. The questions in this part mainly deal with data signals and their properties.


  • Test Your Learning: ACS-Transmission
  • Content Author(s): Navjyot Kaur

    Session Description:

    Test your learning part 2. These questions deal with signal transmission abd error detection techniques


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