By Andy Bateman, ISBN 0-201-34301-0
This book introduces readers to the fundamentals of digital communicationsthrough an applications-driven approach. Devised specifically to serveas a first-stage text for undergraduate students, this book and CD-ROMpackage relates theory to real-world products and emphasizes the designchoices facing professional communications engineers. The text focuseson digital transmission and modern design, identifying performance trade-offs,design choices, and practical issues in implementation over real-worldchannels. It covers the basics needed by beginners, as well as moderndevelopments relevant to the practicing engineer or manager, such as channelcoding and CDMA.