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Texts
Required
[MSY] McClellan, J. H., R. W. Schafer, and M. A. Yoder. DSP First: A Multimedia Approach. East Rutherford, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1998. ISBN: 9780132431712.
Shannon, C. E., and W. Weaver. The Mathematical Theory of Communication. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780252725463. [Download a copy of the original 1948 paper by Shannon, upon which the book is based, from Bell Labs.]
Recommended for those who want more help
Karu, Zoher Z. Signals and Systems Made Ridiculously Simple. Huntsville, AL: ZiZi Press, 1995. ISBN: 9780964375215.
Readings files.
LEC # 
TOPICS 
READINGS 
L1 
Introduction
Overview of subjects to be covered during the term; basic math concepts; notation; vocabulary. Representation of systems

MSY 1.11.4, A.1A.6 (A.5 is optional) 
L2 
Sinusoids
Complex exponentials

MSY 2.12.9 
L3 
Spectra
Spectrum plots, AM

MSY 3.13.4, C.7.1.3 
L4 
Periodic waveforms
Fourier series, frequency modulation (FM)

MSY 3.53.6 
L5 
Basis functions and orthogonality
Definition of orthogonality; Walsh functions and other basis sets; discrete Fourier basis matrix

Notes on basis functions (PDF) 
L6 
Sampling I
Sampling theorem, aliasing

MSY 4.14.3 
L7 
Sampling II
Reconstruction

MSY 4.44.6 
L8 
Psychophysics, psychoacoustics, and other physiological signals


L9 
Communication theory I
Ergodic processes/Markov models; choice, uncertainty and entropy; Shannon's fundamental theorem for a noiseless channel; entropy coding

Shannon and Weaver, pp. 364. 
L10 
Communication theory II
Discrete channels with noise; continuous channels; error detection and correction

Shannon and Weaver, pp. 6580.
Handout on errorcorrecting codes (PDF)

L11 
Prequiz wrapup


L12 
Quiz 1 

End of MAS.510; start of MAS.511 
L13 
Discretetime systems I
FIR filters. Impulse response. Convolution

MSY 5.15.3 
L14 
Discretetime systems II
Implementations of general LTI systems

MSY 5.45.9 
L15 
Frequency response I
Response of FIR systems; properties

MSY 6.16.4 
L16 
Frequency response II

MSY 6.56.9 
L17 
Ztransform, I
Definitions; convolution and the Ztransform; poles and zeros

MSY 7.17.6.2 
L18 
IIR systems
Definitions; impulse response and frequency response

MSY 8.18.5
Notes from prior years
Ztransforms: part I (PDF)
Ztransforms: part II (PDF)
Partial fraction expansion (PDF)

L19 
Ztransforms II
Inverse Ztransform; stability; partial fraction expansion

MSY 8.68.9 
L20 
Spectrum analysis I
The DFT; fast algorithms

MSY 9.1.1, 9.2.2, 9.3.19.3.2, 9.3.59.3.7 
L21 
Spectrum analysis II
The DTFT

MSY 9.49.7 
L22 
Practical filter design

MSY 7.77.10, 8.108.11

L23 
Prequiz wrapup and practical communication systems
Realworld modulation and demodulation methods; spreadspectrum

Notes on modulation (PDF) 
L24 
Quiz 2 
