Signal and Linear System Analysis. Basic Modulation Techniques. Probability and Random Variables. Random Signals and Noise. Noise in Modulation Systems. Binary Data Transmission. Advanced Data Communication Topics. Optimum Receivers and Signal Space Concepts. Information Theory and Coding.Rodger E. Ziemer is the author of 'Principles of Communications: Systems, Modulation, and Noise', published 1995 under ISBN 9780471124962 and ISBN 0471124966.