PLI seed grant recipients present at symposium on their large language model research
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Written by Allison Gasparini, Princeton Language and Intelligence

On May 2, the Princeton Language and Intelligence (PLI) initiative held a spring symposium, highlighting the groundbreaking projects of PLI Seed Grant recipients who have incorporated large language models into their research. 

At the…

NJ AI summit spotlights an ‘extraordinary opportunity’ to lead in AI technology and its responsible development
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Written by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

The New Jersey AI Summit brought together 600 leaders from academia, business and government at Princeton University on April 11 to explore the rapidly evolving possibilities and challenges of artificial intelligence and to begin charting a course for New Jersey’s role in the future of AI.

PLI launches their seminar series on AI safety and alignment
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Written by Allison Gasparini, Princeton Language and Intelligence

On Tuesday, March 19, the Princeton Language and Intelligence (PLI) initiative hosted the first webinar for the new Princeton Alignment and Safety Seminar series (PASS).

During the YouTube livestream, members of the Princeton University campus community and beyond were invited to participate in a discussion on what scenarios might…

Princeton invests in new 300-GPU cluster for academic AI research
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Written by Poornima Apte for Office of Communications

A cluster of 300 Nvidia H100 GPUs will boost the University’s robust computing infrastructure, accelerate exploration of generative AI, and help keep AI research in the public sphere.

AI at Princeton: Pushing limits, accelerating discovery and serving humanity
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Written by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

Princeton University’s investments to seed new AI initiatives and support AI research across campus include faculty research grants, a computational infrastructure with 300 Nvidia H100 GPUs, data storage infrastructure with the support of Princeton Research Computing, and funding for research staff, including postdocs, research…

14 Princeton Research Projects Receive PLI Seed Grant Funding 
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Written by Allison Gasparini, Princeton Language and Intelligence

Princeton Language and Intelligence (PLI) announced they’ve awarded seed grant funding to 14 research projects across the Princeton University campus. This first round of grant funding from PLI demonstrates the initiative’s objective to prioritize supporting campus research; this round of funding comes just after the initiative held its kick…

Personalizing ChatGPT can make it more offensive, researchers find

Research by Princeton University computer scientists has shown that prompting ChatGPT to assume the style of specific personas, even when those personas are seemingly benign, makes the chatbot up to six times more likely to generate rude, disrespectful or unreasonable comments that would likely cause someone to leave a discussion.

New Theory Suggests Chatbots Can Understand Text
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Written by Anil Ananthaswamy, Quanta Magazine Contributing Writer

Far from being “stochastic parrots,” the biggest large language models seem to learn enough skills to understand the words they’re processing.

A New Hub for Innovation Governor Phil Murphy and Princeton announce plans to establish an artificial intelligence hub in New Jersey.
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Written by Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy joined University President Christopher L. Eisgruber on Monday to announce plans to create an artificial intelligence innovation hub for the state, in collaboration with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.

 

Across Campus, Princeton Explores the Use of Large AI Models for Research
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Written by Allison Gasparini, Center for Statistics and Machine Learning

A crowd of 200 students, faculty and staff gathered in the Friend center auditorium on Nov. 28, for the Princeton Language and Intelligence initiative’s first symposium since launching in September.