Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Jax

Head of the Institute

Room: 206
+49 241 80-26956
+49 241 80-22254
jax(at)iks.rwth-aachen.de

Curriculum

1997
Diploma Degree in Electrical Engineering from RWTH Aachen University

1997-2005
RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Communication Systems and Data Processing

  • 1997-2002
    Research and teaching assistant at the Institute of Communication Systems and Data Processing
  • 2002
    PhD on "Enhancement of Bandlimited Speech Signals: Algorithms and Theoretical Bounds"
  • 2003-2005
    Chief Engineer

2005-20015
Deutsche Thomson OHG, German subsidiary of Technicolor S.A. (former: Thomson S.A.)

  • 2005-2013
    Laboratory head "Digital Audio" & Project Manager
  • 2008-2013
    Center Director Research & Innovation Hannover
  • 2009-2015
    Member of the Technicolor Distinguished Scientist Network
  • 2011-2015
    General Manager of the Deutsche Thomson OHG
  • 2013-2015
    Technology Area Leader "Audio & Acoustic"

Since 04/2015
Full Professor at RWTH Aachen University, Chair of Communication Systems

Awards, Recognitions, Patents

  • Distinguished Member of Technicolor Fellowship Network, 2010
  • Johann-Philipp-Reis Preis awarded by VDE, Deutsche Telekom and the towns of Friedrichsdorf and Gelnhausen
  • Borchers Award of RWTH Aachen University
  • E-Plus Award for the best dissertation in communications engineering at RWTH Aachen
  • About 25 patents and patent applications in the field of speech and audio processing

Selected Publications

Publications from Sep/ 2021 to Sep/ 2019

Kentgens, M. and Jax, P.: Visualization of Linear Operations in the Spherical Harmonics Domain, in International Conference on Immersive and 3D Audio (I3DA), Sep. 2021, accepted for publication


Nagel, S. and Jax, P.: On the Use of Additional Microphones in Binaural Cue Adaptation, in ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, pp. 54-58, VDE, Sep. 2021


Hilgemann, F., Fabry, J. and Jax, P.: Design of IIR Filters for Active Noise Control by Constrained Optimization, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Aug. 2021, accepted for publication


Thieling, L. and Jax, P.: Generally Applicable Deep Speech Inpainting Using the Example of Bandwidth Extension, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Aug. 2021, accepted for publication


Kentgens, M., Al Hares, S. and Jax, P.: On the Upscaling of Higher-Order Ambisonics Signals for Sound Field Translation, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Aug. 2021, accepted for publication


Kabzinski, T., Biot, J. and Jax, P.: A Model-Based 2-D Head-Tracking Method Using Microphones at the Ears, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Aug. 2021, accepted for publication


Kentgens, M. and Jax, P.: Comparison of Methods for Plausible Sound Field Translation, in Proceedings of German Annual Conference on Acoustics (DAGA), pp. 302--305, Aug. 2021


Thieling, L., Wilhelm, D. and Jax, P.: Recurrent Phase Reconstruction Using Estimated Phase Derivatives From Deep Neural Networks, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 7088-7092, IEEE, Jun. 2021, 10.1109/ICASSP39728.2021.9413722


Lewandowsky, J., Dongare, S., Martín Lima, R., Adrat, M., Schrammen, M. and Jax, P.: Genetic Algorithms to Maximize the Relevant Mutual Information in Communication Receivers, in Electronics, Vol. 10, No. 12, p. 1434, Jun. 2021, ISSN: 2079-9292, 10.3390/electronics10121434


Airee, N., Saha, S., Adrat, M., Schrammen, M. and Jax, P.: Heuristic Power Allocation in NOMA-based Overlay Cognitive Radio Networks, in 2020 14th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), pp. 1-6, IEEE, Dec. 2020, 10.1109/ICSPCS50536.2020.9310050


Lewandowsky, J., Dongare, S., Adrat, M., Schrammen, M. and Jax, P.: Optimizing Parametrized Information Bottleneck Compression Mappings with Genetic Algorithms, in 2020 14th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Systems (ICSPCS), pp. 1-8, IEEE, Dec. 2020, 10.1109/ICSPCS50536.2020.9310016


Fabry, J., Kühl, S. and Jax, P.: On the Steady State Performance of the Kalman Filter Applied to Acoustical Systems, in IEEE SPL, Vol. 27, No. 1070-9908, pp. 1854-1858, Oct. 2020, ISSN: 1558-2361, 10.1109/LSP.2020.3029703


Nagel, S., Haupt, D. and Jax, P.: Coherence-Adaptive Binaural Cue Adaptation, in AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality (AVAR), pp. 1-3, Aug. 2020


Kentgens, M. and Jax, P.: Translation of a Higher-Order Ambisonics Sound Scene by Space Warping, in AES International Conference on Audio for Virtual and Augmented Reality (AVAR) , Aug. 2020


Fabry, J. and Jax, P.: Perceptual Filter Optimization for Active Acoustic Equalization, in inter-noise, Aug. 2020


Kentgens, M., Behler, A. and Jax, P.: Translation of a Higher Order Ambisonics Sound Scene based on Parametric Decomposition, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 151--155, May. 2020, 10.1109/ICASSP40776.2020.9054414


Fabry, J. and Jax, P.: Primary path estimator based on individual secondary path for ANC headphones, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 456-460, IEEE, May. 2020, 10.1109/ICASSP40776.2020.9053601


Kabzinski, T. and Jax, P.: An Adaptive Crosstalk Cancellation System Using Microphones at the Ears, in AES Convention, p. 9, Oct. 2019


Kühl, S., Bohlender, A., Schrammen, M. and Jax, P.: Improved Change Prediction for Combined Beamforming and Echo Cancellation with Application to a Generalized Sidelobe Canceler, in Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA), pp. 358-362, Oct. 2019, 10.1109/WASPAA.2019.8937228 ©2019 IEEE


Schrammen, M., Bohlender, A., Kühl, S. and Jax, P.: Change Prediction for Low Complexity Combined Beamforming and Acoustic Echo Cancellation, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Sep. 2019, 10.23919/EUSIPCO.2019.8902726


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