Meta opens LLM AI model OPT-175B to the public
Meta AI made its Open Pretrained Transformer (OPT-175B) training model available for free. The release invites scientists to use the model for research.
Meta AI wants to stimulate the use of large language models (LLMs). LLMs are AI training models based on Natural Language Processing (NLP) and ... Read more
Amazon releases MASSIVE dataset for natural language understanding
Amazon is launching the MASSIVE dataset. With this, it wants to lift Natural Language Understanding (NLU) to a higher level. Companies can use the dataset to have virtual assistants interpret obscure language.
MASSIVE is a parallel dataset, Amazon explains. For the dataset, it means that 1 milli... Read more
Execs want to manage unstructured language data, but don’t use AI yet
Despite the widespread implementation of AI in various sectors, few companies are prepared to use AI in natural language processing.
A new report by Expert.ai surveyed data and analytics decision-makers. The report’s results show that nine out of ten CDOs agree that managing unstructured langu... Read more
‘Open-source initiatives drive adoption and revenue of NLP’
Large-scale open source-based Natural Language Processing (NLP) models are increasingly in demand. More and more open-source NLP initiatives emerge. According to tech website Venture Beat, these initiatives are driving the revenue of NLP-as-a-service.
Venture Beat says budgets for NLP-based AI m... Read more
Zoom launches live transcription and subtitling of meeting speech
Zoom introduces Auto-Generated Captions. Users of Zoom's paid and free services can enable the real-time conversion of meeting speech to subtitle text. As it stands, the feature is solely available for English speakers.
Auto-Generated Captions can be enabled per user, user group or company accou... Read more
Amazon launches QuickSight Q for Business Intelligence
The service uses a natural language query tool that makes it easier for users to ask questions.
Known simply as "Q", the tool allows a company’s employees to ask business questions using natural language. For example: "How many customers bought product X and in which month did they make the p... Read more
Study finds that an AI’s machine language still lacks common sense
"Two dogs are throwing Frisbees at each other" sounds good to the AI, but not to us.
Despite advances in natural language processing, an AI still doesn’t have the common sense to understand human language, according to a new study.
A team of computer scientists from the University of South... Read more
AI researchers come up with benchmark for natural language processing
A group of researchers dealing with artificial intelligence (AI) have launched a benchmarking platform that measures natural language processing (NLP) capabilities. The group consists of Facebook AI, New York University, DeepMind and the University of Washington.
The platform - SuperGLUE - builds o... Read more
IBM is testing ways to improve natural language processing
IBM researchers describe in four different papers ways to improve natural language processing. These include new semantic parsing techniques, a method for integrating incomplete knowledge bases with corpora and a tool for recruiting experts to refine interpretable, rules-based systems.
Salim Rouk... Read more
Pegasystems introduces real-time AI Connectors
Pegasystems informs Techzine of a number of APIs that make it possible to link third-party AI applications to Pegasystems' own AI applications.
Examples of third-party applications include Google Cloud Machine Learning Engine and Amazon SageMaker. With the APIs it will be possible to expand the AI o... Read more