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# Errata

Digital Communications
John G. Proakis and Masoud Salehi
Fifth Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2008
(This is a cumulative errata, many of these have been corrected in recent printings

## Revised December 13, 2015

Please report errors to salehi@ece.neu.edu

## Page Location Incorrect Correct

R 2
R 2
25 Eq. 2.1-19 |X(f )| dt |X(f )| df

## 32 last line Change x(t) to s(t) and xn to sn

35 Fig. 2.2-1 Change the label of the figure on the right from s2 (t) to s4 (t)
ba b+a
41 Eq. 2.3-6 2 2

## 52 line 6 where where m = n/2 and

R R
58 line 3 xp(x) dx p(x) dx

## 71 Eq. 2.7-35 E[Z(t + )Z (t)] E [(Z(t + ) E [Z(t + )])

(Z (t) E [Z (t)])]

(Z(t) E [Z(t)])]

## 104 Eq. 3.2-36 Substitute rm with rm g(t) in both lines

1 1
110 line 8 from bottom Note that f = 2T ... Note that f = T ...

## 124 line 8 from bottom with a duration 2Tb , with a duration 2T ,

124 line 7 from bottom again of duration 2Tb . again of duration 2T , where T is
the bit interval.

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## 172 Eq. 4.2.23 ksk2 ksm k2

R j2 f t
R j2 f T
180 Eq. 4.2-51 H(f )S(f )e dt H(f )S(f )e df
R 2

181 Eq. 4.2-54 Change the first line to ys2 (T ) = H(f )S(f )ej2 f T df

## 197 line 9 Change to: This signal constellation is known to be approximately

within 0.4 dB of the best eight-point (hexagonal) QAM constellation,
which requires the least average power for a given minimum
distance between signal points. For more details see Section 4.7.

207 line 5 Pe Pe 0

220 line 5 2 = 2E s N0 2 = 2E s N0

## 237 line 2 Change all ns to 2s.

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237 line 6 dmin (D4 ) = 2, and and dmin (D4 ) = 2, B4 = 2 , and
dmin () n dmin () 4
   
237 Equation 4.7-20 (A2 ) = VB()
n
2 = (D4 ) = VB()
4
2 =

## 239 line 8 from bottom 2 + 2 2

268 Figure P4.7 1 e|n| 2/ 1 e|n| 2/
2 2

## 287 line 5 p(y) p(R)

287 line 9 from bottom the boundary of this lattice a boundary for this lattice

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## 335 Eq. 6.2-12, second line . . . , Xn = xn1 . . . , Xn = xn

P P
360 Eq. 6.5-21 2W 2W

## 362 Eqn. 6.5-29 1 + p log 2p + (1 p) log 2(1 p) 1 + p log2 p + (1 p) log2 (1 p)

         
1 A 1 A 1 A 1 A A
363 Eqn. 6.5-31 C = 2g + 2 C = 2g + 2g = g

363 Figure 6.5-5 Substitute the figure with the one shown following the errata table.

366 Figure 6.5-7 Substitute the figure with the one shown following the errata table.

## 396 Problem 6.69 C 21 (C1 + C2 ) C < 21 (C1 + C2 )

p p p 
373 Eq. 6.8-13 line 2 p(1 p) + (1 p)p p(1 p) + (1 p)p

## xm X n Pmm xm X n p(xm )p(xm )Pmm

P P P P
374 Eq. 6.8-15, first line xm X n xm X n

## 376 line 5 Change to: In addition, in these channels the PDF. . .

p  p 
378 lines 8 and 10 Q R0 b Q 2R0 b
p  p 
378 line 13 Q R0 b Q 2Cb

388 Problem 6.38 R(D) = log M + R(D) = log M Hb (D) D log (M 1) for
M1
0D M and R(D) = 0 otherwise.

## 396 last line = 0.57 = 0.5

Z p 2 Z q p 2
399 line 4 from bottom pn (y E )pn (y) dy pn (y E )pn (y) dy

E /N0 E /2N0
399 last line e e

## 406 Table 7.1-3, row 7, col. 7 X +2+X+1 X2 + X + 1

414 line 9 from bottom H has dimension dmin 1 H has dimension at least dmin 1
m1
421 Eq. 7.3-4 Z m1 Z2

## 430 line before standard array n (n k) 2nk 2k

439 line 5 we obtain the result we obtain the result (see Figure 6.5-5)

440 two lines before Eq. 7.7-1 is equal to dmin 1 is at least equal to dmin 1

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## 483 line 2 is an Abelian group and has distinct elements and

Pn Pt
487 lines 3, 5 from bottom i=0 i=0

## 508 line 1 nonrecursive systematic codes nonrecursive nonsystematic codes

508 line 9 from bottom An (n, k) convolutional code An (n, 1) convolutional code

## 565 Fig. 8.10-9 Change x1 g to x1 g , xn g to xn g , and gxi to gxi

P P
593 line 5 j |rj cj | j |rj cj |

## 593 line 6 Find an upper bound . . . Assuming E c = 1,

617 Eq. 9.2-66, second line P [... |B = 2(M 2)d] P [... |B = 2(M 1)d]

## 674 3rd line in Problem 9.1 A(f )ej(f ) A(f )ej(f )

595 Prob. 8.23 Change to r = (0.3, 0.2, 1, 1.2, 1.2, 1.7, 0.3, 0.6)

## 896 line 10 from bottom r (t) r1 (t)

927 line 6 from bottom If coding affects only . . . If fading affects only . . .

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964 line 2 1 1 2

## 964 line 3 from bottom i |2

|xi x 2 |xi x
i | 2
( /2)N(N1) ( /2)N(N1)
987 Eq. 15.2-21 exp ... exp ...
[N (N)]2 N! [N (N)]2

## 1022 line 8 MIMO SIMO

1022 line 16 C C

1023 line 17 y = s + y = s +

## 1025 Problem 15.15 C G

Axx +By y +Cxy +C Axx +By y +C xy
+C
xy xy
1091 Eq. B-6 w= .... w= ....

Y
2k = + C X Y
2k = + C X
1091 Eq. B-6 k k + C Xk Y k k k + C Xk Y k

1118 Last reference Remove this reference, instead refer to the second reference on page 1119.

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C

0.9

0.8

0.7

0.6

## 0.5 (C = 1/2, Eb /N0 1.7726 dB)

0.4
(C = 1/3, Eb /N0 1.2111 dB)
0.3

0.2

0.1
(C = 0, Eb /N0 0.3695 dB)
0
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Eb /N0 (dB)

## Figure 6.5-5: The capacity plot versus SNR per bit.

1.8

1.6

1.4
Capacity C (bits/channel use)

1.2

0.8

0.6
(C = 1/2, Eb /N0 = 0 dB)
0.4
(C = 1/3, Eb /N0 0.5605 dB)
0.2

0
2 1 0 1 2 3 4 5 6
Eb /N0 (dB)