TOP LOC 212023 Introduction to Digital Communication

Welcome to the "Introduction to Digital Communication" course offered in cooperation with the Medipol University in Istanbul /Turkey.

Digital communication is the milestone behind the information age and supports our modern-day lifestyles. This course is an introduction to the basic principles underlying the design and analysis of digital communication systems. The content of Digital Communication Systems represents the basic knowledge necessary for sampling, encoding, transmitting, receiving, decoding, and conversion of digital information using today's digital communication technologies. Join us on this exciting journey into the world of digital communication systems!

Target Group

Engineers, Technicians and Administrators

Your Benefits

By the end of the "Introduction to Digital Communication " course, participants will:

  • Understand the basics of information theory, source coding techniques and calculate the entropy of the source
  • Describe and determine the performance of line codes and methods to mitigate inter-symbol interference
  • Learn the generation and detection of the baseband system.
  • Understand the generation, detection signal space diagram, spectrum, bandwidth efficiency, and the probability of error analysis of different band-pass modulation techniques.
  • Describe and determine the performance of different error control coding schemes for the reliable transmission of digital representation of signals and information over the channel
  • Understand various spreading techniques and determine the bit error performance of different digital communication systems.

By the conclusion of this course, participants will be well-equipped to design, optimize, and implement efficient and reliable digital communication systems, contributing to advancements in modern communication technologies.


Instructor Leader Led/ILL: Physical classroom environment

Key Features

  • Introduction
    • Motivation for digital communication systems
    • Analog versus digital communication systems
    • System overview
    • Importance of data and information
  • Background
    • Fourier transform
    • Probability
    • Random signals
    • Vector space concepts for signal representation
    • Spectral analysis
    • AWGN noise
    • Baseband and passband signals
  • Signal Sampling
    • Source coding
    • Sampling theory
    • Nyquist criterion
    • Analog-to-digital converters
    • Entropy
    • Compression
  • Digital Modulation
    • Mapping
    • Power and bandwidth
    • Probability of error analysis
    • Pulse shaping
    • Waveforms
    • Bandlimited channels
    • Time-frequency localization
    • Nyquist pulses
    • Orthogonal versus non-orthogonal pulses
    • Matched filtering
    • Optimal receivers
    • Correlator receiver
  • Signal Framing
    • Packet formation
    • Training
    • Lattice channel estimation
    • Equalization
  • Coding and Decoding
    • Channel coding
    • Real-time communication
    • Re-transmission
    • Feed-forward and feedback correction mechanism
    • Channel capacity
    • Information theory
  • Detection and Estimation
    • Synchronization
    • Detection theory
    • Estimation theory
  • Wireless digital communication
    • Multi-carrier versus single carrier communication
    • OFDM
    • Multiple access


Dates on request / Language: English, Turkish


10 Days


Dates on request / Language: English, Turkish

Customized training

We tailor the content and duration of the trainings according to your individual needs.


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Contact Person

Natalie Frisch

+49 911 40 905 303

+49 163 8528013