Living Memories: AI-Generated Characters as Digital Mementos

Every human culture has developed practices and rituals associated with remembering those who have died. Our system that allows you to create an “interactive photograph” of a person based on any data source. We ran a study with 90 users interacting with living memories of the three historical figures “Leonardo Da Vinci”, “Murasaki Shikibu”, and “Captain Robert Scott” and found them to increase learning effectiveness and
motivation to learn.
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Generative AI, Large Language Models, Vector Database, Learning, Motivation, Deepfakes.

ACM Intelligent User Interfaces.

Built the system which is one of the first to use vector databases and semantic models together with LLMs. Developed evaluation metrics and, experimental methods, leading write-up.