Large Language Models

Open Source LLMs: Viable for Production or a Low-Quality Toy?

September 19, 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
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There's been a lot of discussion about open source LLMs and how they compare to closed source LLMs, like ChatGPT. In this presentation, we share our experiences with the Llama 2 models and how they compare to ChatGPT, the strengths and the weaknesses. We look at quality, cost and ease of use and show when and why you should consider open source LLMs and the options available.

About M Waleed

Dr. Waleed Kadous is Chief Scientist at Anyscale, the company behind the popular open source distributed computing platform Ray. He leads the company’s LLM efforts. Prior to Anyscale, Waleed worked at Uber, where he led overall system architecture, evangelized machine learning, and led the Location and Maps teams. He previously worked at Google, where he founded the Android Location and Sensing team, responsible for the "blue dot" as well as ML algorithms underlying products like Google Fit. He also holds more than 40 patents.

M Waleed Kadous

Chief Scientist, Anyscale
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