Chapter 1. Generative AI Foundations

In recent years, the pursuit of artificial intelligence has witnessed a groundbreaking advancement: the emergence of large language models (LLMs). Rooted in research that emulates the human brain, LLMs have paved the way for Generative AI, a revolutionary technology capable of producing realistic and intricate text, images, and computer code, mirroring human capabilities. Businesses worldwide are exploring the potential of generative AI, recognizing its ability to revolutionize various industries. Its capacity to produce realistic and sophisticated content holds promise for transforming media, finance, law, professional services, and even public sectors like education.

This transformative technology is underpinned by the Transformer model, a groundbreaking innovation developed by Google researchers in 2017 in the seminal paper “Attention is all you need”( This ...

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