Antonio Camurri, PhD in Computer Engineering, full professor at DIBRIS, University of Genova, where he teaches”Human Computer Interaction” and “Multimodal Systems for Human Computer Interaction”. His research interests include multimodal intelligent interfaces and interactive systems; sound and music computing; kansei information processing; computational models of non verbal expressive gesture, emotion, and social signals; active experience of multimedia content; multimodal systems for theatre, music, dance, museums and cultural applications, health (therapy and rehabilitation, independent living). Founder and scientific director of InfoMus Lab and of Casa Paganini - InfoMus Research Centre of University of Genoa (www.infomus.org), member of the Executive Committee of the IEEE CS Tech. Committee on Computer Generated Music, founding member of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence, Associate Editor of Journal of New Music Research (Taylor & Francis); author of more than 150 intl. scientific publications; chairman, keynote speaker, and member of scientific and program committees of many international conferences and workshops. He is coordinator and local project manager of EU projects (IST FP5 and FP6, ICT FP7, Culture 2007, Erasmus Intensive Programs, Cost Action - see www.infomus.org), co-owner of patents on software systems, and responsible for University of Genoa of industry contracts.