How to Ground LLM's to minimize hallucinations

Presented by: Cameron Vetter
Time: Thursday, Jan. 11, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Language models have made significant advancements in recent years, with models like GPT-3 and GPT-4 showcasing impressive capabilities. However, one persistent challenge that arises with these models is the occurrence of hallucinations—instances where the model generates plausible-sounding but incorrect or nonsensical responses.

In this talk, we will explore strategies to ground language models to minimize the occurrence of hallucinations. By grounding LLMs, we aim to enhance their reliability and ensure that the generated outputs align more closely with factual accuracy and logical coherence.

We will discuss various techniques and approaches that can be employed to address hallucinations effectively. These may include fine-tuning the models on domain-specific data, incorporating external knowledge sources, leveraging human-in-the-loop feedback, and implementing robust evaluation mechanisms.

Furthermore, we will delve into the underlying causes of hallucinations and examine the limitations of current language models. By understanding these factors, we can develop targeted strategies to mitigate the occurrence of hallucinations and improve the overall performance of LLMs.

Join us in this talk as we explore practical methods to ground language models and minimize hallucinations. Discover how these techniques can enhance the reliability and trustworthiness of LLMs, making them more suitable for real-world applications across various domains. Together, let's unlock the full potential of language models while ensuring their outputs align with factual accuracy and logical coherence.

Room: Salon ETags: Python, Machine Learning, Data ScienceLevel: Intermediate