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Existence of graph through Malay traditional dance


Wan Muhamad Fauzan, Wan Muhammad Afiq and Said Husain, Sharifah Kartini and Abdul Wahab, Mohd Rohaizat (2020) Existence of graph through Malay traditional dance. International journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology, 11 (8). 53 - 62. ISSN 0976-6480; ESSN: 0976-6499


Ethnomathematics refers to the mathematics that was created based on culture and the value system of an ethnic. The Malay ethnomathematics is the mathematics inherited from the Malay civilization that was taught, uttered, applied, and developed in the language and follows the Malay values. The definition of a graph is a set consisting of vertices connected to one another through the group of edges. In creating choreography in the Malay traditional dance, it must follow several general principles of choreography and almost all traditional Malay dance apply the concept of symmetrical balance that focuses on strength and harmony. The concept of symmetry is also applied to the whole dance pattern that begins and ends with the same floor patterns and movement. Malay traditional dance involves steps that are simultaneous repetition in the shape of mapping that is matching, serial, transformation, shifting and flexible. If it is defined in dance, edges are the location of positions of the dancers and vertices refer to movement between one position to another. This study also determines every unique graph pattern derived from every type of Malay dance.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Science
Institute for Mathematical Research
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.34218/IJARET.11.8.2020.007
Publisher: IAEME Publication
Keywords: Malay traditional dance; Graph theory; Ethnomathematics
Depositing User: Ms. Nuraida Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2021 23:27
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2021 23:27
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/88889
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