ECE 6900

 COMPUTER ENGINEERING SEMINAR (1-0)

Fall 2005

 

2004 - 2006 Graduate Catalog Description: “This seminar provides students with opportunities to meet with engineering and scientific experts and discuss the theory and practice of real-time embedded system design and implementation.  It is also an opportunity for students to present technical RTES materials to a peer group and faculty.  Prerequisite: Graduate standing in computer engineering.”

 

Course Instructor:                 Dr. S. Hossein Mousavinezhad, Professor

                                                Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

                                                Room B-229, Parkview Campus

                                                h.mousavinezhad@wmich.edu

                                                (269) 276-3153, fax (269) 276-3151

 

Office Hours:                         M, W, F: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 

 

RESEARCH FOCUS            Real-Time Digital Signal Processing Systems: Theory, AREA:                          Algorithms & Implementation

 

 

 

STUDENT PRESENTATION:

 

Each two-student team in this course should, after thorough literature search, make a presentation on a topic in the research focus area stated above. The abstract of the presentation should be forwarded to the course instructor at least one week before the actual presentation.

 

 

GRADING POLICY:

 

Course final grades will be based on:

 

Abstract of presentation, topic relevance and degree of difficulty, 20%

Presentations, 50%

Attendance & Participation in the Class Discussion, 10%

Over-all quality of paper (written report), 20%

 

Useful URL (e.g., finding papers in IEEE TRANSACTIONS):

 

http://www.wmich.edu/library/articles/journals.php
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COURSE OUTLINE (THURSDAYS, 12:30-1:20 p.m.) version 9-15-05

 

 

9/1       Course Introduction and overview, reference sources, journals, model papers

 

9/8       Faculty Presentations I (Dr. Dong, “Software Defined Radio, Reconfigurable     Wireless Technology.”  Dr. Piatkowski, “On the Mathematics of Modeling Hybrid           (Analog/Digital) Systems.)

 

9/15     Faculty Presentations II (Dr. Asumadu,  “Optical Laser Triggered High Speed   Photonic Power Devices and Optical Feedback Control and Management           Systems.” Dr. Bazuin, “Signal Processing Considerations in the Wireless Physical        Layer.”)

 

9/22     Faculty Presentations III (Dr. Grantner, Dr. Atashbar)  

 

9/29     Presentations 1 (2 student teams)

 

10/6     Presentations 2 (2 student teams)

 

10/13   Library Assignment

 

10/20   Presentations 3 (2 student teams)

 

10/27   Presentations 4 (2 student teams)

 

11/3     Presentations 5 (2 student teams)

 

11/10   Presentations 6 (2 student teams)

 

11/17   Guest Speaker (or additional presentations, if needed)

 

12/1     Reserved