Interaction and Interactivity: In the Context of Digital Interactive Art Installation

  • Salah Uddin AhmedEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10902)


Different people define ‘interaction’ in the context of digital interactive art in different ways. The confusion comes from the fact that the meaning of interaction is different in different fields. Medical science, social science, information technology all define interaction in a way that is different from the meaning in the other field.

In this article, we would like to point out how interaction and interactivity is defined in different fields that has some sort of relevance and applicability in the area of digital interactive art and how these varied definitions are related and what they mean when applied in the context of digital interactive art. In particular, we would like to identify the various types of interactions and communication that take place and have some meaning and significance in the context of a digital interactive art installation.


Interactivity Interaction Digital interactive art Digital art Interactive art Digital interactive art installation 


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  1. 1.Høgskolen i Sørøst NorgeRingerikeNorway

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