Hervé Glotin is a professor at the Insitut Universitaire de France (since 2011) and Univ. of Toulon (since 2010), in the Systems & Information Sciences CNRS lab. He is leading the DYNI team on stochastic multimodal information retrieval. He received his master 1 in computer science from University Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris. He carried out his PhD at the Inst. of Perceptual Artificial Intelligence (IDIAP) CH and Inst. of Spoken Communication - Perception Team Grenoble on "Robust adaptive multi-stream automatic speech recognition using voicing and localization cues". In 2000 he has been involved as expert at Johns Hopkins CSLP lab with IBM human language team in audiovisual Large Vocabulary Speech Recognition. After two years as research engineer at CNRS lab on phonology and Semantic analyses, he has been an assistant professor position at University of Toulon in 2003. He then conducted researches on multimodal pattern analysis and retrieval systems, audiovisual indexing, cognitive models and bioacoustics. His research interests include signal processing, scene Understanding (vision, audition, bioacoustics), cognitive Systems and machine learning.