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  • Chandrakasan, Anantha P.; Troxel, Donald E. (2004-06)
    Lectures and labs on digital logic, flipflops, PALs, counters, timing, synchronization, finite-state machines, and microprogrammed systems prepare students for the design and implementation of a final project of their ...
  • Schmidt, Martin A.; O'Handley, Robert C., 1942-; Ruff, Susan (2003-12)
    Introduces the theory and technology of integrated-circuit fabrication. Lectures and laboratory sessions on basic processing techniques such as diffusion, oxidation, epitaxy, photolithography, chemical vapor deposition, ...
  • Warde, Cardinal (2002-12)
    Lectures, laboratory exercises, and projects in modern optics. Topics: polarization properties of light, reflection and refraction, coherence and interference, Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction, imaging and transforming ...
  • Bales, James Williams (2005-06)
    A project laboratory for the application of electronic flash sources to measurement and photography. First half covers fundamentals of photography and electronic flashes, including experiments on application of electronic ...
  • Jackson, Daniel; Devadas, Srinivas (2001-12)
    Introduces concepts and techniques relevant to the production of large software systems. Students taught a programming method based on the recognition and description of useful abstractions. Topics: modularity; specification; ...
  • Leiserson, Charles; Amarasinghe, Saman (2009-12)
    Modern computing platforms provide unprecedented amounts of raw computational power. But significant complexity comes along with this power, to the point that making useful computations exploit even a fraction of the ...
  • Canelake, Sarina (2010)
    This 6-unit P/D/F course will provide a gentle introduction to programming using Python for highly motivated students with little or no prior experience in programming computers over the first two weeks of IAP. The course ...
  • Bertsekas, Dimitri P. (2002-12)
    Sequential decision-making via dynamic programming. Unified approach to optimal control of stochastic dynamic systems and Markovian decision problems. Applications in linear-quadratic control, inventory control, and resource ...
  • Bertsekas, Dimitri (2008-12)
    This course covers the basic models and solution techniques for problems of sequential decision making under uncertainty (stochastic control). We will consider optimal control of a dynamical system over both a finite and ...
  • Dahleh, Munther (2003-12)
    6.241 examines linear, discrete- and continuous-time, and multi-input-output systems in control and related areas. Least squares and matrix perturbation problems are considered. Topics covered include: state-space ...
  • Tsitsiklis, John (2002-12)
    This course offers an introduction to optimization problems, algorithms, and their complexity, emphasizing basic methodologies and the underlying mathematical structures. The main topics covered include: Theory and algorithms ...
  • Bertsekas, Dimitri (2004-06)
    6.253 develops the core analytical issues of continuous optimization, duality, and saddle point theory, using a handful of unifying principles that can be easily visualized and readily understood. The mathematical theory ...
  • Bertsekas, Dimitri (2010-06)
    This course will focus on fundamental subjects in (deterministic) optimization, connected through the themes of convexity, geometric multipliers, and duality. The aim is to develop the core analytical and computational ...
  • Roberge, James; Lundberg, Kent (2003-06)
    This course covers analog circuit analysis and design, focusing on the tools and methods necessary for the creative design of useful circuits using active devices. The class stresses insight and intuition, applied to the ...
  • Lundberg, Kent H.; Roberge, Jim; Leeb, Steven B. (2002-12)
    Introduction to design of feedback systems. Properties and advantages of feedback systems. Time-domain and frequency-domain performance measures. Stability and degree of stability. Nyquist criterion. Frequency-domain design. ...
  • Perreault, David John (2003-06)
    The application of electronics to energy conversion and control; phase-controlled rectifier/inverter circuits, dc/dc converters, high-frequency inverters, and motion control systems. Characteristics of power semiconductor ...
  • Tsitsiklis, John (2005-12)
    This is a course on the fundamentals of probability geared towards first or second-year graduate students who are interested in a rigorous development of the subject. The course covers most of the topics in MIT course 6.431 ...
  • Zheng, Lizhong; Médard, Muriel (2003-06)
    6.441 offers an introduction to the quantitative theory of information and its applications to reliable, efficient communication systems. Topics include: mathematical definition and properties of information; source coding ...
  • Gallager, Robert G. (2002-12)
    6.450 was offered in Fall 2002 as a relatively new elective on digital communication. The course serves as an introduction to the theory and practice behind many of today's communications systems. 6.450 forms the first of ...
  • Forney, G. David (2003-06)
    Coding for the AWGN channel; block and convolutional codes; lattice and trellis codes; capacity-approaching codes; equalization of linear Gaussian channels; linear, decision-feedback, and MLSD equalization; precoding; ...
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