Artificial Intelligence Linguistics Natural Language Processing

Probing by Priming: What do Large Language Models know about Grammar?

The rise of large language models raises questions about what rules of grammar they have really learned. Do they have a similar understanding of language as humans? Priming may provide answers.

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Five years with Sonja Smets

The logician Sonja Smets has been the first female director of the ILLC. Now, she is handing over the directorship to Robert van Rooij. Time to look back on five eventful years.

Artificial Intelligence

A little history of AI at the UvA

In 1992, the AI teaching programme at the UvA was launched. Nobody had heard of deep learning and AI revolved around logical reasoning. For a look back at the beginnings we talked to Frank Veltman, emeritus professor at the ILLC.