Adj Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Digital communications and digital signal processing, as well as communication systems modeling and simulation. Professor Proakis's professional experience and interests include adaptive filtering, adaptive communication systems and adaptive equalization techniques, communication through fading multipath channels, radar detection, signal parameter estimation, optimization techniques, and statistical analysis. Proakis has had an impact on a generation of engineering students, as the author of the widely used textbook "Digital Communications" (McGraw-Hill, 1983). An introductory-level text for graduate students, its fourth edition (published in 2000) has been updated to cover new topics including serial and parallel concatenated codes, punctured convolutional codes, turbo TCM and turbo equalization, and spatial multiplexing. Proakis has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in communications, circuit analysis, control systems, probability, stochastic processes, discrete systems, and digital signal processing.
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