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Theme | AI-generated Characters for Learning and Well-being

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Pat Pataranutaporn

AI-generated characters

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AI-generated character or infamous deepfakes is a piece of digital media, featuring the human appearance, generated by a neural network and that appears authentic to a human being . Such realistic rendering is made possible through the advancements of generative machine learning capabilities for the hyper-realistic synthesis, recreation, and modification of prose, images, audio, and video data.

While the technology has initially been most widely associated with media manipulation and misinformation practices, its is now being used for positive applications and integrated into industries ranging from entertainment studios, like Disney, to humanitarian efforts and educational tools. With the adaptation and usage of AI-generated Characters across industries, we see a potential for future positive applications within a variety of fields such as learning, privacy, tele-communication, art, and therapy. We envision leveraging AI-generated Characters to increase motivation and attention amongst learners, enrich interactive role-playing, and create new learning materials. With AI-generated Characters, young children could … View full description

AI-generated character or infamous deepfakes is a piece of digital media, featuring the human appearance, generated by a neural network and that appears authentic to a human being . Such realistic rendering is made possible through the advancements of generative machine learning capabilities for the hyper-realistic synthesis, recreation, and modification of prose, images, audio, and video data.

While the technology has initially been most widely associated with media manipulation and misinformation practices, its is now being used for positive applications and integrated into industries ranging from entertainment studios, like Disney, to humanitarian efforts and educational tools. With the adaptation and usage of AI-generated Characters across industries, we see a potential for future positive applications within a variety of fields such as learning, privacy, tele-communication, art, and therapy. We envision leveraging AI-generated Characters to increase motivation and attention amongst learners, enrich interactive role-playing, and create new learning materials. With AI-generated Characters, young children could have their teacher take the form of a favorite cartoon or movie character or be part of the classroom in collaboration with their teacher.