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1st Edition

AI for Death and Dying

ISBN 9780367613174
Published August 27, 2021 by CRC Press
216 Pages 6 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

What is artificial intelligence (AI)? How does AI affect death matters and the digital beyond? How are death and dying handled in our digital age?

AI for Dying and Death covers a broad range of literature, research and challenges around this topic. It explores ethical memorisation, digital legacies and bereavement, post death avatars and AI and the digital beyond. It also analyzes religious perspectives on AI for death and dying, and planning for death in a digital age. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What is Artificial Intelligence?


Chapter 2 Death and Dying in the Digital Age


Chapter 3 Ethical Memorialisation


Chapter 4 Digital Legacy Management


Chapter 5 Religious Perspectives


Chapter 6 Digital Bereavement


Chapter 7 Digital Afterlife, Digital Immortal Creation and Artificial Intelligence


Chapter 8 Artificial Intelligence and the Digital Beyond



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Maggi Savin-Baden is Professor of Education at the University of Worcester and has researched and evaluated staff and student experience of learning for over 20 years and gained funding in this area (Leverhulme Trust, JISC, Higher Education Academy, MoD). She has a strong publication record of over 50 research publications and 17 books which reflect her research interests on the impact of innovative learning, digital fluency, cyber-influence, pedagogical agents, qualitative research methods, and problem-based learning. In her spare time, she runs, bakes, climbs and attempts triathlons