Article | MUM 2003. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia | Designing gestures for affective input: an analysis of shape; effort and valence

Title:
Designing gestures for affective input: an analysis of shape; effort and valence
Author:
Petra Fagerberg: Stockholm University/KTH, Sweden Anna Ståhl: Stockholm University/KTH, Sweden Kristina Höök: Stockholm University/KTH, Sweden
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Year:
2003
Conference:
MUM 2003. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia
Issue:
011
Article no.:
011
Pages:
57-65
No. of pages:
9
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2003-12-10
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


We discuss a user-centered approach to incorporating affective expressions in interactive applications; and argue for a design that addresses both body and mind. In particular; we have studied the problem of finding a set of affective gestures. Based on previous work in movement analysis and emotion theory [Davies; Laban and Lawrence; Russell]; and a study of an actor expressing emotional states in body movements; we have identified three underlying dimensions of movements and emotions: shape; effort and valence. From these dimensions we have created a new affective interaction model; which we name the affective gestural plane model. We applied this model to the design of gestural affective input to a mobile service for affective messages.

Keywords: Affective interaction; gestures; user-centered design; mobile service

MUM 2003. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia

Author:
Petra Fagerberg, Anna Ståhl, Kristina Höök
Title:
Designing gestures for affective input: an analysis of shape; effort and valence
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MUM 2003. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia

Author:
Petra Fagerberg, Anna Ståhl, Kristina Höök
Title:
Designing gestures for affective input: an analysis of shape; effort and valence
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