Questions tagged [hallucination]

Hallucination is the term employed for the phenomenon where Gen-AI algorithms and deep learning neural networks produce outputs that are not real, do not match any data the algorithm has been trained on, or any other identifiable pattern.

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How best can I explain the professional ethics of GenAI to students?

Recently, a decision was made to allow the removal of AI-generated content in response to a letter from Moderators at Stack Exchange. This type of AI-generated content is increasingly used in response ...
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Is there any automated system available that validate the accuracy of the data generated by GenAI? [closed]

For example, I prompt GenAI to write an essay on "world war I". GenAI generated a 200 words "world war I overview" essay. How a user or student will insure and trust the data ...
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Is the simulators viewpoint still valid?

When considering the behavior of large language models, there is not yet a single canonical framework for interpreting their output in context. Common proposed frameworks include: Agents: The LLM ...
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Do LLMs suffer from a kind of Dunning-Kruger effect, giving an inflated self-assessment in domains they lack expertise in?

The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias whereby people with low ability, expertise, or experience regarding a type of task or area of knowledge tend to overestimate their ability or knowledge. (...
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Have there been attempts to train LLMs using generated "I don't know" data to decrease hallucinations?

Correct me if I am wrong, but I assume that hallucinations can be primarily blamed on the training data underrepresenting responses that specifically state that someone doesn't know a specific fact. ...
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How to make ChatGPT responses about calendar/dates accurate?

I asked ChatGPT: what is the next 29th February that is Monday? It responded: To find the next 29th of February that falls on a Monday, we need to consider the leap years in the Gregorian calendar. ...
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