Cabrera M, Giró-i-Nieto X, Rey F. Lavicad: laboratorio virtual de comunicaciones analógicas y digitales. In XXIII Simposium Nacional de la Unión Científica Internacional de Radio. Madrid, Spain; 2008. pp. 1–4.  (163.98 KB)


The presented experience consists on the “design of” and “experimentation with” a virtual laboratory of analog and digital communications: LAVICAD. It has been result a useful tool to verify the performance of different communication systems and signal processing techniques, topics typically integrated in undergraduated courses of the curriculum of telecommunications engineering. The communication systems have been implemented and designed as Java applets and are free access. They can be run at the e-learning platform: The different communication systems present different levels of user interactivity and when students execute a system integrated in a comweb course, the obtained results can be supervised by the professor as an evaluation and assessment tool. From a pedagogical point of view, the main advantages of using a virtual laboratory supposes, can leads to facilitate the learning of certain matters, acting as a connection between the model of knowledge based on concepts and theories, and their practical understanding and experimentation. 

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