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Gualtiero Volpe

researcher , computer engineer

Gualtiero Volpe, Italian computer engineer, researcher. Grantee, Italian National Research Council, 2000. Member of Italian Computer Music Association.

Background

Volpe, Gualtiero was born on March 24, 1974 in Genoa, Italy.

Education

Degree in Computer Engineering, University Genova, 1999. Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Engineering, University Genova, 2003.

Career

Research assistant DIST - University Genova, 2003—2005, researcher, since 2005. Co-chair 5th International Gesture Workshop, 2003. Program co-chair 2nd International Conference Enactive Interfaces, 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of EyesWeb Expressive Gesture Processing Library (www.eyesweb.org). Development of EyesWeb Open Platform (www.eyesweb.org). Development of FreeFrame SDK (www.freeframe.org).

    Research in expressive gesture in human full-body movement. Research in expressive gesture in tangible acoustic interfaces. Research in computational models of interaction strategies involving affective, emotional non-verbal communication.

    Research in preliminary experiments on emotional engagement and motor responses of subjects exposed to music stimuli.

Works

  • Editor: (book) Gesture-based Communication in Human-Computer Interaction. Guest editor: Journal New Music Research, 2004-2005. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Italian Computer Music Association.