Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest big data news and analysis.

Research Highlights: Emergent Abilities of Large Language Models

Title of paper: Emergent Abilities of Large Language Models

Author(s): Jason Wei, et al

Abstract: Scaling up language models has been shown to predictably improve performance and sample efficiency on a wide range of downstream tasks. This paper instead discusses an unpredictable phenomenon that we refer to as emergent abilities of large language models. We consider an ability to be emergent if it is not present in smaller models but is present in larger models. Thus, emergent abilities cannot be predicted simply by extrapolating the performance of smaller models. The existence of such emergence implies that additional scaling could further expand the range of capabilities of language models.

Sign up for the free insideBIGDATA newsletter.

Join us on Twitter: @InsideBigData1 – https://twitter.com/InsideBigData1

Leave a Comment

*

Resource Links: