Gualtiero VOLPE

Associate Professor, University of Genova, Genova, IT

Research interests:
Human-machine Interaction, Multimedia and Multimodal Systems, Multimodal Interactive Systems, Social Signal Processing, Sound and Music Computing, and Affective Computing.

Keynote address:
Automated Analysis of Human Movement Qualities in Individuals and Groups

Full-body movement is a major nonverbal channel human beings exploit to communicate and to interact with each other. Movement is involved, for example, in the expression of emotions, and plays a crucial role in group phenomena. This talk will address technologies for real-time automated analysis of movement qualities, i.e., it will present computational approaches to distinguish how a movement is performed, e.g., suddenly, fluently, hesitantly, and so on. The focus will especially be on systems for capturing and representing the motoric behavior of multiple individuals, for extracting features of movement quality, and for segmenting a movement stream into meaningful units. Current research and future perspective will be discussed. Application areas include technologies for rehabilitation, education, and well-being.

Gualtiero VOLPE received his M.Sc. degree in computer engineering in 1999 and the Ph.D. in Electronic and Computer Engineering in 2003 from the University of Genoa, Italy. Since 2014, he has been an Associate Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Bioengineering, Robotics, and Systems Engineering (DIBRIS) at University of Genoa. His research interests include intelligent and affective human-machine interaction, social signal processing, modeling and real-time analysis of expressive content, and multimodal systems, with a special focus on computational approaches for real-time analysis of human full-body movement.

DAS 2024
Keynote Speaker

Gualtiero VOLPE

Gualtiero VOLPE


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