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Using Matlab Based Laboratories To Demonstrate Wireless Communications Systems Principles

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2001 Annual Conference


Albuquerque, New Mexico

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June 24, 2001

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June 24, 2001

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June 27, 2001



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6.1110.1 - 6.1110.6

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Kathleen Kramer

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The usefulness of mathematical simulation to study complex communications concepts, combined with the preparation it provides students for continuing work in the field, make the inclusion of computer simulation exercises or laboratories very appropriate for augmenting undergraduate student learning in these areas of communications. A series of three such laboratories have been developed within a course in wireless communications. Among the communication systems topics investigated in the exercises are: channel allocations to minimize blocking probabilities; the effects of Rayleigh fading on bit-error rate; and the selection of psuedo-random codes to minimize cross-correlation. The paper presents these simulation exercises.

Kramer, K. (2001, June), Using Matlab Based Laboratories To Demonstrate Wireless Communications Systems Principles Paper presented at 2001 Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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