Zu Chongzhi Colloquium Series & DNAS Friday Seminar Series

Date and Time (China standard time): Friday, March 3, 1:00-2:00 pm

Zoom ID: 715 337 7467

Location: IB 3106

Title: Fundamentals for ChatGPT

Speaker: Peng Qi

Bio: Dr. Peng Qi holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Tsinghua University and a Ph.D. in Computational Math from UW-Madison. He is currently the head of Ads Ranking Modeling at Instacart and has previously worked as a Machine Learning Engineer in Airbnb AI labs, a Lead Data Scientist in Applied Machine Learning at Facebook, and as a Quant Researcher at Wells Fargo.

Abstract: In this talk, we aim to provide a basic overview of the history and concepts behind generative large language models, specifically focusing on ChatGPT. We’ll also cover their practical applications. Our hope is that by the end of the presentation, the audience will have a clearer understanding of this technology and its potential impact on the world, making the audience better prepared for the exciting changes that lie ahead.