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 May/ 2018 to Nov/ 2007

Saha, S., Tschauner, M., Adrat, M., Schmitz, T., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Bit-Interleaved Polar Coded Modulation with Iterative Decoding, in International Conference on Military Communications and Information Systems, pp. 1--8, IEEE, May. 2018, ISBN: 978-1-53864-560-4, 10.1109/ICMCIS.2018.8398698 ©2018 IEEE


Kühl, S., Nagel, S., Kabzinski, T., Antweiler, C. and Jax, P.: A Joint Perspective of Periodically Excited Efficient NLMS Algorithm and Inverse Cyclic Convolution, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 406-410, IEEE, Apr. 2018, ISBN: 978-1-53864-658-8, 10.1109/ICASSP.2018.8461341


Liebich, S., Brandis, R., Fabry, J., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Active Occlusion Cancellation with Hear-Through Equalization for Headphones, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 241-245, IEEE, Apr. 2018, ISBN: 978-1-53864-659-5, 10.1109/ICASSP.2018.8461834 ©2018 IEEE


Liebich, S., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Opening the Ear Digitally – Natural perception of the own voice while using hearing devices, in 45th Erlanger Kolloquium, Feb. 2018


Liebich, S., Fabry, J., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Time-Domain Kalman Filter for Active Noise Cancellation Headphones, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), pp. 593-597, Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2017 25th European, Aug. 2017, ISBN: 978-1-53860-751-0, ISSN: 2076-1465, 10.23919/EUSIPCO.2017.8081276


Niermann, M., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Joint Near-End Listening Enhancement and Far-End Noise Reduction, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 4970-4974, Mar. 2017, 10.1109/ICASSP.2017.7953102 ©2017 IEEE


Kühl, S., Antweiler, C., Hübschen, T. and Jax, P.: Kalman Filter Based System Identification Exploiting the Decorrelation Effects of Linear Prediction, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 4790-4794, Mar. 2017, ISBN: 978-1-50904-117-6, ISSN: 2379-190X, 10.1109/ICASSP.2017.7953066 ©2017 IEEE


Kühl, S., Antweiler, C., Hübschen, T. and Jax, P.: Kalman Filter Based Stereo System Identification with Auto- and Cross-Decorrelation, in Proceedings of Hands-free Speech Communications and Microphone Arrays (HSCMA), pp. 181-185, Mar. 2017, ISBN: 978-1-50905-925-6, 10.1109/HSCMA.2017.7895586 ©2017 IEEE


Schmitz, T., Schäfer, F., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Complexity of Analog Modulo Block Codes, in Proceedings of International ITG Conference on Systems, Communications and Coding (SCC), pp. 1-6, VDE Verlag GmbH, Feb. 2017, ISBN: 978-3-80074-362-9


Niermann, M., Thierfeld, C., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Time Domain Approach for Listening Enhancement in Noisy Environments, in ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, pp. 282-286, VDE Verlag GmbH, Oct. 2016, ISBN: 978-3-80074-275-2


Liebich, S., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Active Cancellation of the Occlusion Effect in Hearing Aids by Time Invariant Robust Feedback, in ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, VDE Verlag GmbH , Oct. 2016, ISBN: 978-3-80074-275-2


Heese, F., Steinbiss, R., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Noise Reduction in the Time Domain Using ARMA Filtering, in ITG-Fachtagung Sprachkommunikation, VDE Verlag GmbH, Oct. 2016, ISBN: 978-3-80074-275-2


Niermann, M., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Near-End Listening Enhancement by Noise-Inverse Speech Shaping, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), pp. 2390-2394, Aug. 2016, 10.1109/EUSIPCO.2016.7760677


Liebich, S., Anemüller, C., Rüschen, D., Leonhardt, S., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Active Noise Cancellation in Headphones by Digital Robust Feedback Control, in Proceedings of European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), 2016 24rd European, Aug. 2016, 10.1109/EUSIPCO.2016.7760567


Schmitz, T., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Improved Decoding of Analog Modulo Block Codes for Noise Mitigation, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 3861-3865, Mar. 2016, 10.1109/ICASSP.2016.7472400 ©2016 IEEE


Nelke, C. M., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Wind Noise Detection: Signal Processing Concepts for Speech Communication, in Proceedings of German Annual Conference on Acoustics (DAGA), Mar. 2016, ISBN: 978-3-93929-610-2


Liebich, S., Antweiler, C., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Excitation Signals for Online Secondary Path Estimation in Active Noise Control, in Proceedings of German Annual Conference on Acoustics (DAGA), Mar. 2016, ISBN: 978-3-93929-610-2


Niermann, M., Jax, P. and Vary, P.: Noise Estimation For Speech Reinforcement in the Presence of Strong Echoes, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), pp. 5920-5924, 2016, 10.1109/ICASSP.2016.7472813 ©2016 IEEE


Weinert, M., Enzner, G., Batke, J.-M., Jax, P. and Antweiler, C.: Komfortable Messung und Bereitstellung individueller kopfbezogener Impulsantworten als OpenDAFF, in Proceedings of German Annual Conference on Acoustics (DAGA), pp. 703-704, Mar. 2012


Geiser, B., Jax, P., Vary, P., Taddei, H., Schandl, S., Gartner, M., Guillaumé, C. and Ragot, S.: Bandwidth Extension for Hierarchical Speech and Audio Coding in ITU-T Rec. G.729.1, in (IEEE TASL), Vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 2496-2509, Nov. 2007, ISSN: 1558-7916


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