Area of Study / Keywords
Communications Engineering Computer Engineering
Majid Khabbazian received his BSc degree in computer engineering from Sharif University of Technology, and his PhD degree in electrical and computer engineering form University of British Columbia, respectively. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, where he worked in the theory of distributed systems group. His research interest is in designing fast, efficient and secure methods for wireless networks and distributed systems.
- Security and privacy
- Distributed systems
Boolean algebra, truth tables, Karnaugh maps. Switching devices and their symbology with an introduction to NAND and NOR logic. Number systems, codes, minimization procedures, synthesis of combinational networks. Synchronous sequential circuits, flip-flops, counters. Arithmetic circuits. Introduction to computer-aided design and simulation tools for digital design and implementation. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 210, E E 280 or CMPUT 329.
Discrete time signals and systems; Sampled signals and sampling theorem, aliasing, A/D converter; Z-transform, stability analysis; Discrete-time Fourier transform; Discrete Fourier transform, leakage, spectral analysis; Digital filter design, filter structure. Prerequisite: ECE 240 or E E 238. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 340 or E E 338.
Information theory as applied to digital signals. Source coding. The channel coding theorem, linear error control codes, and algebraic error correction coding. Concatenation of codes and iterative decoding.