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ENTS622
Introduction to Digital Communication Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Telecommunications (Master's) program; or permission of ENGR-Electrical & Computer Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENTS622 or ENTS689B.
Formerly: ENTS689B.
Principles of analog and digital communication systems design. Analysis of the performance and relative merits of different modulation and demodulation, signal processing, filtering and error control schemes in communication systems. Also provides an understanding of the design of modern digital communication systems.
ENTS630
The Economics of International Telecommunications
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Telecommunications (Master's) program.
Basic microeconomic principles used by telecommunications firms, including supply and demand, elasticity, costs, productivity, pricing, market structure and competitive implications of alternative market structures. Market failures and government intervention. Public policy processes affecting business operations.
Restricted to ENTS majors. All non-major students will need to obtain department permission.
ENTS635
Decision Support Methods for Telecommunication Managers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Telecommunications (Master's) program.
The aim of this course is to introduce management science techniques for informed decision making. Topics covered can include data analysis and regression, optimization models and applications (workforce scheduling, manufacturing, network design, facility location), sensitivity analysis, decision trees, risk analysis and business simulation models. Emphasis will be on telecommunications managerial problems, model development and the use of software packages for decision support.
Restricted to ENTS majors. All non-major students will need to obtain department permission. Click here for more course information.
ENTS640
Networks and Protocols I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Telecommunications (Master's) program.
An overview of design issues and the important industry standards for digital communications networks. This includes protocols, data communications technologies, error correction and detection, congestion control, traffic routing, Local Area Network (LAN) protocols, TCP/IP, and some security issues.
ENTS656
Introduction to Cellular Communication Networks
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Concepts and techniques involved in wireless digital communications with emphasis on cellular and PCS systems. Properties of Mobile radio channels; intersymbol interference, multipath, and fading effects; interleaving and diversity; multiple access schemes (TDMA, FDMA, CDMA); interuser interference, traffic issues, and cell capacity; power control strategies; frequency reuse and channel assignment; handoff, paging, and location update; cell layout; introduction to cellular and PCS standards.
ENTS657
Satellite Communication Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: ENTS657 or ENTS689S.
Formerly: ENTS689S.
An examination of satellite telecommunication systems with an emphasis on the mobile satellite systems (MSS). Topics will include a historical perspective, orbital mechanics and constellations, choice of orbital parameters, propagations considerations, link budgets, interference issues and other obstacles, and existing and proposed mobile satellite systems. It will also look at some of the business aspects such as the cost of deploying and maintaining these systems.
ENTS669B
Special Topics in Computing; Distributed Systems in a Virtual Environment
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENTS669D
Special Topics in Computing; Foundations of Machine Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENTS759D
Advanced Topics in Communications; Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and Small Cells
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisites: ENTS656 or ENTS653.
ENTS759I
Advanced Topics in Communications; Selected Topics in 5G System Design and Evolution
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg