Rutgers University
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Detection & Estimation Theory

Class Hours: Mon-Wed 3:20-4:40 PM @ SEC 216 (Busch)


Narayan Mandayam can be reached at

Office hours are by appointment


Classical decision theory, hypothesis testing, detection of known signals and signals with unknown parameters in (white and colored) noise, receiver performance and error probability, applications to wireless communications.


Statistical estimation theory, performance measures, bounds and efficiency criteria. Waveform estimation, estimation for nonlinear signal models, non-parametric estimation, applications in joint detection/estimation for wireless communications.



  • Information sheet and syllabus PDF


    • Solution to HW 1 PDF
    • Solution to HW 2 PDF
    • Solution to HW 3 PDF
    • Solution to HW 4 PDF
    • Solution to HW 5 PDF
    • Solution to HW 6 PDF
    • Solution to HW 7 PDF
    • Solution to HW 8 PDF