Hi, welcome to my homepage. Here you can find a description of my cv and activies.
Since fall 2008 I'm a postdoctoral researcher at the InfoMus Laboratory, part of DIST, University of Genova, Italy.
My research work has always been centered on Human-Computer Interaction, more specifically on the analysis and synthesis of expressive behavior. I've been involved in the following EU projects: ILHAIRE, Siempre, SAME, Callas, Humaine, MagiCster.
I obtained my PhD in Computer Science in 2008 at the University of Paris 8, under the supervision of Pr. Catherine Pelachaud. I wrote a dissertation titled "Multimodal distinctive behavior for expressive embodied conversational agents"
about expressive behavior for Embodied Conversational Agents exhibiting distinctive behavior. The pdf of my dissertation is freely available for academic use (just contact me) or can be purchased for any other reason here.
If you want to take a look to my publications you can follow this link.
From 2002 to 2008 I
have been one of the main developer of the ECA system Greta while being a researcher at the University of Rome as well as at the University of Paris 8.