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Beijer Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence Research


Upcoming course

In the autumn of 2024, we are introducing a new course on Large Language Models and Societal Consequences of Artificial Intelligence for the students at Uppsala University. 

Learning outcomes: On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the fundamentals about large language models, their capabilities and limitations.
  • Explain important principles behind how large language models work, the model architectures and training algorithms.
  • Document data usage and describe the role of data in determining the model performance.
  • Build a large language model based chatbot application, explain its use and associated ethical considerations.
  • Describe the social biases and harms associated with large language models.
  • Critically examine the potential societal consequences of artificial intelligence for ethics and sustainability.