Dr.-Ing. Janto Skowronek

Geschäftsführung Forschungsschwerpunkt
Dr.-Ing. Janto Skowronek
Bereich:
Forschungsschwerpunkt "Technologien für räumliche Daten und Simulation"
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Vita
  • seit 08/2018

    HFT: Geschäftsführung Forschungssschwerpunkt Technologien für räumliche Daten und Simulation

  • 08/2015 - 07/2018

    TU Ilmenau, Institut für Medientechnik, Audiovisuelle Technik (Prof. A. Raake): wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (PostDoc)

  • 12/2016

    Promotion mit Auszeichnung zum Dr.-Ing. der Elektro- und Informationstechnik

  • 08/2010 - 07/2015

    TU Berlin, Telekom Innovation Laboratories, Assessment of IP-based Applications (Prof. A. Raake): wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter (Doktorand)

  • 11/2003 - 07/2010

    Philips Research Eindhoven, Niederlande, Digital Signal Processing Group, Cluster Auditory and Multisensory Perception (Prof. A Kohlrausch): Research Scientist, ab 04/2010 Senior Scientist

  • 06/2003 - 10/2003

    Rücker GmbH, Gifhorn: Testingenieur bei Volkswagen im Bereich Climatronic

  • 12/2002 - 05/2003

    Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Institut für Kommunikationsakustik (Prof. Blauert): wissenschaftlicher Hilfskraft im Bereich natürlichsprachlicher Dialogsysteme

  • 10/1996 - 12/2002

    Ruhr-Universität Bochum: Studium der Elektro- und Informationstechnik (Dipl.-Ing.)

Hochschulprojekte
  • seit 2018

    HFT: M4_LAB, Innovationslabor Metropolregion 4.0

Forschung
  • 2010 - 2015

    verschiedene Forschungsprojekte im Bereich Quality of Experience,u.a. für Skype (Microsoft), Deutsche Telekom, ZIM-Projekt STEEM (mit Head Acoustics), EU-Projekt TwoEars

  • 2003 - 2010

    verschiedene industrielle Forschungsprojekte im Bereich Music Information Retrival sowie unterschiedlicher Anwendungen auditiver und multimodaler Wahrnehmung in der Digitalen Signalverarbeitung

Auszeichnungen und Preise
  • 2019

    Best paper award, QoMEX 2019, Co-Autor des Papers: D. Keller, T. Seybold, J. Skowronek, “Assessing Texture Dimensions and Video Quality in Motion Picutres using Sensory Evaluation Techniques”, QoMEX, Berlin

  • 2009

    Philips Research Preis "Youngest employee with 1st US patent", für US Patent 7373296

  • 2005

    DAGA Posterpreis, für das Paper: J. Skowronek, M. Kappelmann, M.F. McKinney,"Automatic classification of environmental sounds"

  • 2003

    "Rotary-Universitätspreis 2002 für herausragende Studienleistungen", für Diplomarbeit

Veröffentlichungen
  • 2019

    D. Keller, T. Seybold, J. Skowronek, “Assessing Texture Dimensions and Video Quality in Motion Picutres using Sensory Evaluation Techniques”, QoMEX, Berlin

  • 2018

    A. Raake, J. Skowronek, M. Soloducha, “Telecommunications Applications”, in “Sensory Evaluation of Sound”, CRC Press

  • 2018

    G. Berndtsson, M. Schmitt, P. Hughes, J. Skowronek, K. Schoenenberg, A. Raake, „Methods for Human-centered Evaluation of MediaSync in Real-time Communication“, in “MediaSync: Handbook on Multimedia Synchronization”, Springer

  • 2018

    J. Skowronek, E. Schön, A. Raake, M. Soloducha, P. Voigt, S. Bleiholder, F. Kettler, “On the Impact of Combinations of Terminal and Network Degradations on the Conversational Quality of Wideband Telephony”, DAGA

  • 2018

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “On the perception of multiparty conferencing calls”, QoMEX, Sardegna

  • 2018

    S. Göring, J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “DeViQ – A deep no reference video quality model”, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, San Francisco

  • 2017

    J. Skowronek, L. Nagel, C. Hold, H. Wierstorf, A. Raake, “Towards the development of preference models accounting for the impact of music production techniques”, DAGA

  • 2017

    A. Raake, J. Skowronek, H. Wierstorf, C. Hold, “Update on sound quality assessment with Two!Ears”, Acoustics, Boston

  • 2017

    ITU-T Recommendation P.1310: Spatial audio meetings quality evaluation

  • 2017

    J. Skowronek, “Quality of Experience of Multiparty Conferencing and Telemeeting Systems – Methods and Models for Assessment and Prediction”, TU Berlin

  • 2017

    Update of ITU-T Recommendation P.1301 - Subjective quality evaluation of audio and audiovisual telemeetings

  • 2016

    U. Sloma, F. Klein, T. Helbig, J. Skowronek, M. Gadyuchko, S. Werner, A. Breitbarth, A. Neihardt, A. Chillian, K. Brandenburg, A. Raake, G. Notni, T. Sattel, H. Witte, P. Husar, “GO-LEM: Charakterisie-rung der auditorischen und auditorisch-visuellen Wahrnehmung des Menschen in Alltagsszenen”, Erfurter Tage

  • 2016

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Akustische Herausforderungen für interaktive Gruppenkommunikation”, DAGA

  • 2016

    M. Spur, D. Guse, J. Skowronek, “Influence of Packet Loss and Double-Talk on the Perceived Quality of Multi-Party Telephone Conferencing with Binaurally Presented Spatial Audio Reproduction”, DAGA

  • 2016

    H. Kullmann, D. Guse, J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Future of the ITU-T Software Tool Library (G.191)” , ITU-T COM 16 - C1121 - E

  • 2016

    ITU-T Recommendation P.1305: Effect of delays on the telemeeting quality

  • 2015

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Assessment of Cognitive Load, Speech Communication Quality and Quality of Experience for spatial and non-spatial audio conferencing calls”, Speech Communication 66, 154-175

  • 2015

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Conceptual Model of Multiparty Conferencing and Telemeeting Quality”, QoMEX

  • 2015

    J. Skowronek, A. Weigel, A. Raake, “Quality of Multiparty Telephone Conferences from the Perspective of a Passive Listener”, DAGA

  • 2015

    J. Skowronek, D. Guse, “Results of a P.800/P.1301-type listening-only test for packet loss impairments in a spatial audio conferencing system”, ITU-T Contribution COM12 – C294 – E

  • 2014

    J. Skowronek, K. Schoenenberg, G. Berndtsson, „Multimedia Conferencing and Telemeetings“, in “Quality of Experience - Advanced Concepts, Applications, Methods”, 217-228, Springer

  • 2014

    J. Marscheider, M. Soloducha, J. Skowronek, “Environmental noise classification in context of speech transmission quality”, Forum Acusticum

  • 2014

    F. Schiffner, J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Speech Intelligibility and Quality of Transmitted Speech under Packet Loss”, Forum Acusticum

  • 2014

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, A. De Silva, D. Roegiers, “Quality Assessment of Spatial Audio Conferencing Systems from an End User Perspective”, DAGA

  • 2014

    F. Schiffner, J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “On the Impact of Speech Intelligibility on Speech Quality in the Context of Voice over IP Telephony”, QoMEX

  • 2014

    Vortrag: J. Skowronek, “Update on ITU-T SG12 Question 10 Activities”, Qualinet Spring Meeting, Berlin

  • 2014

    F. Köster, S. Möller, J. Skowronek, F. Schiffner, “P.TCA exemplary listening material processing and validation”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 105 – E

  • 2014

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, M. Vaalgamaa, M. Nilson, A. Dumitras, B. Feiten, “Method and Apparatus for Computing the Perceived Quality of a Multiparty Audio or Audiovisual Telecommunication Service or System”, Patentanmeldung

  • 2014

    M.F. McKinney, J. Skowronek, D. Sekulovski, B. Kater, “Control of light in response to an audio signal”, US Patent 8461443

  • 2013

    J. Skowronek, F. Schiffner, A. Raake, “On the influence of involvement on the quality of multiparty conferencing”, Perceptual Quality of Systems

  • 2013

    S. Möller, F. Köster, J. Skowronek, F. Schiffner, “Analyzing Technical Causes and Perceptual Dimensions for Diagnosing the Quality of Transmitted Speech”, Perceptual Quality of Systems

  • 2013

    J. Skowronek, J. Herlinghaus, A. Raake, “Quality Assessment of Asymmetric Multiparty Telephone Conferences: A Systematic Method from Technical Degradations to Perceived Impairments”, Interspeech

  • 2013

    A. Raake, K. Schoenenberg, J. Skowronek, S. Egger, „Predicting Speech Quality Based on Interactivity and Delay”, Interspeech

  • 2013

    J. Skowronek, K. Schoenenberg, A. Raake, “Experience with and insights about the new ITU-T standard on quality assessment of conferencing systems”, DAGA

  • 2013

    M. Soloducha, J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Evaluation of objective full reference model scores under realistic application constraints”, DAGA

  • 2013

    A. Raake, J. Skowronek, K. Schoenenberg, “Dependence of speech quality on delay and interactivity, and implications for the E model (Rec. ITU-T G.107)”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 79 – E

  • 2013

    F. Köster, S. Möller, J. Skowronek, F. Schiffner, “Validation of the P.TCA Annotation Methodology and Comparison to Perceptual Dimensions from P.AMD”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 40 – E

  • 2013

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Update on Number of interlocutors and QoE in multiparty telephone conferences”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 35 – E

  • 2013

    J. Skowronek, H. Wierstorf, G. Berndtsson, E. Karlsson, „Initial Insights for P.SAM (Spatial Audio Meetings quality evaluation)“, ITU-T COM 12 – C 43 – E

  • 2013

    E. Karlsson, G. Berndtsson, J. Skowronek, “Proposal for evaluation criterions for Spatial audio meetings quality evaluation (P.SAM)”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 50 – E

  • 2012

    J. Skowronek, “Internetumfrage zur Wahrnehmung heutiger Telefonkonferenzen im geschäftlichen Umfeld“, DAGA

  • 2012

    J. Skowronek, G. Berndtsson, L. Gros, K. Schoenenberg, M. Folkesson, V. Kulyk, A. Raake, “Proposed main body and normative annex for draft recommendation P.AMT”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 318 – E

  • 2012

    J. Skowronek, G. Berndtsson, L. Gros, K. Schoenenberg, M. Folkesson, V. Kulyk, A. Raake, “Proposed non-normative appendices for draft recommendation P.AMT”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 319 – E

  • 2012

    M. Soloducha, J. Skowronek, A. Raake, S. Möller, “Recent activities on speech quality assessment”, ETSI

  • 2012

    ITU-T Recommendation P.1301 - Subjective quality evaluation of audio and audiovisual telemeetings

  • 2012

    A.C. den Brinker, R. van Dinther, J. Skowronek, „Expressed music mood classification compared with valence and arousal ratings”, EURASIP Journal on Audio, Speech, and Music Processing

  • 2012

    D. V. Aliakseyeu, T. Tsoneva, J. Skowronek, P. Fonseca, “Method for Controlling a Second Modality based on a First Modality”, Patentanmeldung

  • 2012

    S. van de Par, M.F. McKinney, J. Skowronek, “Method of organising content items”, US Patent 8140542

  • 2011

    K. Schoenenberg, A. Raake, J. Skowronek, “A conversation analytic approach to the prediction of leadership in two to six-party audio conferences”, QoMEX

  • 2011

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Investigating the effect of number of interlocutors on the quality of experience for multi-party audio conferencing”, Interspeech

  • 2011

    eingeladener Vortrag: J. Skowronek, “Quality assessment of multiparty conferencing: Influence of number of interlocutors and audio reproduction method”, Seminar der Arbeitsgruppe Akustik, Universität Oldenburg

  • 2011

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, K. Hoeldtke, M. Geier, “Speech recordings for systematic assessment of multi-party conferencing”, Forum Acusticum

  • 2011

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Einfluss von Bandbreite und räumlicher Sprachwiedergabe auf die kognitive Anstrengung bei Telefonkonferenzen in Abhängigkeit von der Teilnehmeranzahl“, DAGA

  • 2011

    A. Raake, B. Belmudez, J. Skowronek, K. Schoenenberg, “Translations of 3-party Conversation Test scenarios for conferencing assessment”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 272 – E

  • 2011

    K. Schoenenberg, A. Raake, J. Skowronek, “Quality perception in three-party conversation tests with synchronous and asynchronous delay”,  ITU-T COM 12 – C 273 – E

  • 2011

    J. Skowronek, “Topics for Question 18/12 in view of insights from a field survey”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 285 – E

  • 2011

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Development of scalable conversation test scenarios for multi-party telephone conferences”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 187 – E

  • 2011

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Listening test stimuli using scalable multiparty conversation test scenarios”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 286 – E

  • 2011

    J. Skowronek, A. Raake, “Number of interlocutors and QoE in multiparty telephone conferences”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 287 – E

  • 2011

    J. Skowronek, K. Schoenenberg, G. Berndtsson, M. Folkesson, A. Raake, “Initial insights for P.AMT based on reviewing existing recommendations”, ITU-T COM 12 – C 284 – E

  • 2011

    A.C. den Brinker, R. van Dinther, J. Skowronek, "Mood Experiment for Music Recommendation", WIC Symposium on Information Theory in the Benelux

  • 2011

    A.C. den Brinker, R. van Dinther, J. Skowronek, "Prediction of valence and arousal from music features”, AES Convention

  • 2011

    J. Skowronek, “Method and Apparatus for Selecting a Multimedia Item”, Patentanmeldung

  • 2011

    D. V. Aliakseyeu, T. Tsoneva, J. Skowronek, P. Fonseca, “Method for generating a playlist”, Patentanmeldung

  • 2010

    J. Skowronek, D.V. Aliakseyeu, “Der Einfluss von farbigem Licht auf das Hörerleben von Musik im Heimbereich”, DAGA

  • 2010

    J. Skowronek, “System and Method for Associating a Category Label of One User With a Category Label Defined by Another User”, Patentanmeldung

  • 2010

    J. Skowronek, M.F. McKinney, “Method and Electronic Device for Determining a Characteristic of a Content Item”, US Patent 7718881

  • 2009

    Vortrag: J. Skowronek, I. Vogels, P. Seuntjens, “Multimodal Atmosphere Perception”, Multi-Sensory Symposium, Amsterdam

  • 2009

    T. Tsoneva, P. Fonseca, J. Skowronek, “Towards a Ground Truth for Affective Classification in Movies”, IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia

  • 2009

    Vortrag: J. Skowronek, M. McKinney, A. Kohlrausch, “Music Mood and Color Experiment”, Dag van perceptie, Soesterberg, The Netherlands

  • 2008

    J. Skowronek, M.F. McKinney, S. van de Par, J. Breebaart, “Anwendungsbeispiele für Musikanalyse-Algorithmen”, DAGA

  • 2008

    S. van de Par, J. Skowronek, “Method and apparatus for classifying a spectro-temporal interval of an input audio signal, and a coder including such an apparatus”, US Patent 7373296

  • 2007

    J. Skowronek, M.F. McKinney, S. van de Par, “A Demonstrator for Automatic Music Mood Estimation“, International Conference on Music Information Retrieval

  • 2007

    J. Skowronek, M.F. McKinney, S. van de Par, “Erstellen einer Trainings- und Test-Datenbasis für die Klassifikation der Stimmung in Musik“, DAGA

  • 2006

    J. Skowronek, M.F. McKinney, S. van de Par, “Ground truth for automatic music mood classification”, International Conference on Music Information Retrieval

  • 2006

    J. Skowronek, M.F. McKinney, “Quality of Music Classification Systems: How to build the Reference?”, Perceptual Quality of Systems

  • 2006

    B. Heim, J. Skowronek, R. Doornbos, “Feasibility of automatic sound recognition in elderly care monitoring”, DAGA

  • 2006

    J. Skowronek, M.F. McKinney, "Perkussivität von Klängen als neues Merkmal zur Klassifikation von Musik-Genres“, DAGA

  • 2005

    J. Skowronek, M.F. McKinney, “Features for Audio Classification: Percussiveness of Sounds”, in “Intelligent Algorithms in Ambient and Biomedical Computing”, Springer

  • 2005

    Aki Härmä, M.F. McKinney, J. Skowronek, “Automatic surveillance of the acoustic activity in our living environment”, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo

  • 2005

    A. Kohlrausch, J. Breebaart, M.F. McKinney, S. van de Par, J. Skowronek, “Psychoacoustic contributions to new techniques for the representation of and interaction with multi-media content”, DAGA

  • 2005

    J. Skowronek, M. Kappelmann, M.F. McKinney, “Automatic Classification of Environmental Sounds”, DAGA

  • 2005

    eingeladener Vortrag: J. Skowronek, M.F. McKinney, “Klassifikation von Musik-Genres mittels Perkussivität”, Symposium Musikinformatik, Satellite Workshop der GI-Jahrestagung

  • 2004

    J. Skowronek, S. van de Par, “Automatic noise substitution in natural audio signals”, DAGA

  • 2004

    S. Möller, J. Skowronek, “An Analysis of Quality Prediction Models for Telephone-Based Spoken Dialogue Systems”, Acta Acustica united with Acustica 90, 1112-1130

  • 2003

    S. Möller, J. Skowronek, "Quantifying the Impact of System Characteristics on Perceived Quality Dimensions of a Spoken Dialogue Service”, Eurospeech

  • 2003

    S. Möller, J. Skowronek, “Einfluss von Spracherkennung und Sprachsynthese auf die Qualität natürlichsprachlicher Dialogsysteme“, DAGA

Weiteres

Seit 2018
- Vorsitzender des DEGA Fachausschusses Sprachakustik, davor Stellvertreter seit 2015
- Mitorganisator einer Strukturierten Sitzung DAGA 2019 „Speech and Audio Quality“
2017
- Mitorganisator einer Strukturierten Sitzung DAGA 2017 „Speech and Audio Quality“
- Teil des lokalen Organisationsteams für die QoMEX 2017 in Erfurt
2015
- Initiierung der Github-Präsenz „Telecommunications and Telemedia Assessment“
Seit 2004
- Reviewer für Publikationen, insbesondere ISMIR & QoMEX Konferenzen, QoE Journal & Acta Acustica Journal