Douglas L. Jones




Douglas L. Jones received the BSEE, MSEE, and Ph.D. degrees from Rice University in 1983, 1986, and 1987, respectively. During the 1987-1988 academic year, he was at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany on a Fulbright postdoctoral fellowship. Since 1988, he has been with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he is currently a Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Coordinated Science Laboratory, and the Beckman Institute's NeuroTech group.


  • 2016
    • Johnson, E. C.; Jones, D. L.; Ratnam, R., A Minimum-Error, Energy-Constrained Neural Code is an Instantaneous-Rate Code. Journal of Computational Neuroscience 2016, 40, (2), 193-206.
  • 2015
    • Nguyen, V. A.; Lu, J. B.; Zhao, S.; Vu, D. T.; Yang, H. S.; Jones, D. L.; Do, M. N., Item: Immersive Telepresence for Entertainment and Meetings-A Practical Approach. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing 2015, 9, (3), 546-561, DOI:10.1109/Jstsp.2014.2375819.

    • Kim, E. P.; Baker, D. J.; Narayanan, S.; Shanbhag, N. R.; Jones, D. L., A 3.6-mW 50-MHz PN Code Acquisition Filter Via Statistical Error Compensation in 180-nm CMOS. IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems 2015, 23, (3), 598-602, DOI:10.1109/Tvlsi.2014.2311318.

    • Jones, D. L.; Johnson, E. C.; Ratnam, R., A Stimulus-Dependent Spike Threshold Is an Optimal Neural Coder. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 2015, 9, (61).

    • Johnson, E. C.; Jones, D. L.; Ratnam, R. Minimum Squared-Error, Energy-Constrained Encoding by Adaptive Threshold Models of Neurons, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory, Hong Kong, 2015, 1337-1341.

    • Tuna, C.; Jones, D. L.; Kamalabadi, F., Tactile Soft-Sparse Mean Fluid-Flow Imaging with a Robotic Whisker Array. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2015, 10, (4).
  • 2014
    • Jones, D. L.; Jones, R. L.; Ratnam, R., Calling Dynamics and Call Synchronization in a Local Group of Unison Bout Callers. Journal of Comparative Physiology A-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 2014, 200, (1), 93-107, DOI: 10.1007/s00359-013-0867-x.

    • Zhao, S. K.; Saluev, T.; Jones, D. L., Underdetermined Direction of Arrival Estimation Using Acoustic Vector Sensor. Signal Processing 2014, 100, 160-168, DOI: 10.1016/j.sigpro.2014.01.021.

    • Nguyen, V. A.; Lu, J. B.; Zhao, S. K.; Jones, D. L.; Do, M. N., Teleimmersive Audio-Visual Communication Using Commodity Hardware. IEEE Signal Processing Magazine 2014, 31, (6), 118-+, DOI:10.1109/Msp.2014.2340232.

  • 2013
    • Johnson, E. C.; Jones, D. L., Joint Recovery of Sparse Signals and Parameter Perturbations with Parameterized Measurement Models, In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. IEEE, New York, 2013, 5900-5904.

    • Jun, D.; Cohen, D. M.; Jones, D. L.; A Direct Algorithm for Joint Optimal Sensor Scheduling and Map State Estimation for Hidden Markov Models, In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. IEEE, New York, 2013, 4212-4215.

    • Jun, D.; Jones, D. L., Cascading Signal-Model Complexity for Energy-Aware Detection. IEEE Journal on Emerging Topics in Circuits and Systems 2013, 3, (1), 65-74.

    • Le, L.; Jun, D. M.; Jones, D. L. Energy-Efficient Detection System in Time-Varying Signal and Noise Power, In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing. IEEE, New York, 2013, 2736-2740.

    • Slater, M. J.; Schmitz, C. D.; Anderson, M. D.; Jones, D. L.; Bernhard, J. T., Demonstration of an Electrically Small Antenna Array for UHF Direction-of-Arrival Estimation. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 2013, 61, (3), 1371-1377.

  • 2011
    • Nguyen, N.; Jones, D. L.; Yang, Y. C.; Liu, C., Flow Vision for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles via an Artificial Lateral Line. Eurasip Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2011.

  • 2010
    • Varatkar, G. V.; Narayanan, S.; Shanbhag, N. R.; Jones, D. L., Stochastic Networked Computation. IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (Vlsi) Systems 2010, 18, (10), 1421-1432.

    • Yang, Y. C.; Jones, D. L.; Liu, C., Recovery of rectified signals from hot-wire/film anemometers due to flow reversal in oscillating flows. Review of Scientific Instruments 2010, 81, (1).

    • Yang, Y. C.; Nguyen, N.; Chen, N. N.; Lockwood, M.; Tucker, C.; Hu, H.; Bleckmann, H.; Liu, C.; Jones, D. L., Artificial lateral line with biomimetic neuromasts to emulate fish sensing. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 2010, 5, (1).

    • Abu-Romeh, A. S.; Jones, D. L., Decentralized Detection in Censoring Sensor Networks under Correlated Observations. Eurasip Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2010.

    • Al-Qadi, I. L.; Xie, W.; Jones, D. L.; Roberts, R., Development of a Time-Frequency Approach to Quantify Railroad Ballast Fouling Condition using Ultra-Wide Band Ground-Penetrating Radar Data. International Journal of Pavement Engineering 2010, 11, (4), 269-279.

    • Narayanan, S.; Varatkar, G. V.; Jones, D. L.; Shanbhag, N. R., Computation as Estimation: A General Framework for Robustness and Energy Efficiency in SoCs. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 2010, 58, (8), 4416-4421.

  • 2009
    • Jones, D. L.; Ratham, R., Blind location and separation of callers in a natural chorus using a microphone array. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2009, 126, (2), 895-910.

    • Sachs, D. G.; Jones, D. L., Stochastic Resource Allocation for Energy-Constrained Systems. Eurasip Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2009.

  • 2008
    • Appadwedula, S.; Veeravalli, V. V.; Jones, D. L., Decentralized detection with censoring sensors. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing 2008, 56, (4), 1362-1373.

    • Mohan, S.; Lockwood, M. E.; Kramer, M. L.; Jones, D. L., Localization of multiple acoustic sources with small arrays using a coherence test. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2008, 123, (4), 2136-2147.

  • 2006
    • Melendez, K. V.; Jones, D. L.; Feng, A. S., Classification of communication signals of the little brown bat. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 2006, 120, (2), 1095-1102.

    • Pandya, S.; Yang, Y.; Jones, D. L.; Engel, J.; Liu, C., Multisensor processing algorithms for underwater dipole localization and tracking using MEMS artificial lateral-line sensors. Eurasip Journal on Applied Signal Processing 2006.

    • Yang, Y. C.; Chen, J.; Engel, J.; Pandya, S.; Chen, N. N.; Tucker, C.; Coombs, S.; Jones, D. L.; Liu, C., Distant touch hydrodynamic imaging with an artificial lateral line. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2006, 103, (50), 18891-18895.


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