Antonio Camurri, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of Genoa, SIEMPRE Project, and Alberto Massari, Software Engineer, University of Genoa, SIEMPRE Project, explore music and media through socio-mobile systems.
Antonio Camurri is an associate professor in the faculty of engineering at DIST-University of Genoa, where he teaches the courses, "Human Computer Interaction" and "Multimodal Systems." As the founder and scientific director of InfoMus Lab and of Casa Paganini - InfoMus Research Centre at the University of Genoa, he coordinates and is local project manager of several European Commission Projects. His research interests include computational models of nonverbal expressive gesture, emotion and KANSEI information processing, nonverbal social behavior, sound and music computing, and multimodal interactive systems for theatre, music, dance, and museums, as well as for therapy and rehabilitation.
Alberto Massari is a software engineer from Genova, where he earned a degree in electronic engineering at the local university. As a researcher in the InfoMus lab, he explores how to make machines understand users' intentions. As a software developer, he is a proud member of the Apache community working on XML technologies that make machines talk to each other.