Mapping Graceful Interaction Design from Dance Performance

  • Nor Laila Md Noor
  • Wan Norizan Wan Hashim
  • Wan Adilah Wan Adnan
  • Fauzi Mohd Saman
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8512)


Graceful interaction is one of the several forms of aesthetic interaction that have been proposed to enrich the quality of user experience. In this paper we discuss the refinement of the concept of graceful interaction by mapping physical dance movement into graceful interaction. We argued that graceful interaction has deep roots in organic bodily rhythms and the social conditions which help structure them. To gain a further understanding of graceful interaction we compared physical dance movement with the conception of graceful interaction. We conducted a literature analysis on pertinent aesthetic concepts used in interface design, followed by an interview with an art performance expert to gain an understanding of pertinent graceful concepts in art performance. An interpretive analysis was then conducted to produce mappings of graceful interaction concepts from art performance to graceful interaction features based on an interaction quality framework.


aesthetic experience movement interaction graceful interaction design HCI 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nor Laila Md Noor
    • 1
  • Wan Norizan Wan Hashim
    • 2
  • Wan Adilah Wan Adnan
    • 1
  • Fauzi Mohd Saman
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer and Mathematical SciencesUniversiti Teknologi MARAShah AlamMalaysia
  2. 2.Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human DevelopmentUniversiti Malaysia SarawakKuchingMalaysia

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