Toward AI assistants that let designers design

Sebastiaan De Peuter, Antti Oulasvirta, Samuel Kaski

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We need to rethink how we assist designers with artificial intelligence (AI). AI should aim to cooperate, not automate, by supporting and leveraging the creativity and problem-solving capabilities of designers. The challenge for such AI is how to infer designers' goals and then help them without being needlessly disruptive. We introduce AI-assisted design, a new framework for creating such AI, built around generative user models, which allow it to infer and adapt to designers' goals, reasoning, and capabilities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-96
Number of pages12
JournalAI Magazine
Issue number1
Early online date3 Mar 2023
Publication statusPublished - 5 Apr 2023


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