Emilios Cambouropoulos studied Physics (University of Athens), Music (Conservatory of Attiki and Glyfada) and Music Technology (MSc, University of York). He obtained his PhD in 1998 on Artificial Intelligence and Music at the University of Edinburgh (title of thesis: Towards a General Computational Theory of Musical Structure). He worked for one year (1998-1999) as a research associate at King’s College London on the musical data-retrieval project ‘Musical Similarity and Melodic Recognition’. From 1999-2001 he was employed at the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligencein Vienna working on the project ‘Artificial Intelligence Models of Musical Expression’. Currently, he is a full-time associate professor on Musical Informatics at the Department of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has published numerous refereed papers in scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.