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Demystifying the science behind ChatGPT
23 March 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A Science Café Stellenbosch talk by Prof. Willie Brink
About the talk
We will take a close look at the inner workings of generative models in AI, and in particular discuss a few basic principles that have led to the impressive capabilities of current-day natural language generation models like ChatGPT.
Date: Thurs 23 March 2023
Venue: JC Smuts Auditorium A203
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Join us for light refreshments after the talk.
About the speaker
Willie is an associate professor of applied mathematics at Stellenbosch University. His research is focused around applied machine learning, primarily in the domains of computer vision and probabilistic robotics. He is a co-founder of the Deep Learning Indaba whose mission is to strengthen machine learning in Africa, a co-founder of Maties Machine Learning, coordinator of the DeepMind scholarship programme at SU, and programme leader of the structured MSc in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence that was introduced in 2021.
This Science Café Stellenbosch talk was made possible by SU’s Faculty of Science and NITHeCS (National Institute for Theoretical and Computational Sciences)
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