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Scientific Director
e-mail: antonio dot camurri at unige dot it

Antonio Camurri (Genova, 1959; '84 Master Degree in Electric Engineering; 1991 PhD in Computer Engineering) is full professor at DIBRIS-University of Genova (Polytechnic School), where he teaches "Human Computer Interaction" and "Multimodal Systems" (Master Degree on Computer Engineering). His research interests include multimodal interfaces, computational models of non-verbal expressive gesture, emotion and KANSEI information processing, non-verbal social behavior, sound and music computing, multimodal interactive systems for theatre, music, dance, museums, and for therapy and rehabilitation. Founder and scientific director of InfoMus Lab and of Casa Paganini - InfoMus Research Centre of University of Genoa (, he coordinates and is local project manager of several European Projects in FP5 IST, FP6, CRAFT, FP7 ICT, Culture 2007. Owner of patents on software and multimedia systems, he is responsible for University of Genoa of industry contracts. With collegues at InfoMus Lab, he conceived and designed the EyesWeb research project and software platform (

The multimodal software platform EyesWeb, conceived, designed, and developed by Casa Paganini-InfoMus, is adopted by thousands of users worldwide for scientific research, education, culture and artistic projects, and industry applications. EyesWeb was selected by INTEL in 2008 for their hardware for independent living. Antonio Camurri is 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); chairman and member of scientific committees of international conferences and workshops, EU Summer Schools, Co-Editor of the special issue of IEEE Multimedia on "Multisensory Communication and Experience through Multimedia", co-director with Prof Lamneck of the one-month education project "New York University Summer Program on music, dance and new tecnologies" in 2004, 2005, and 2006.

He is author of more than 180 scientific publications in peer reviewed international conferences and journals.

Here you can find PDF files of selected scientific publications.

Here you can find video demos of selected R&D projects at Casa Paganini - InfoMus Research Centre.

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