Documenting and Preserving AI Systems
A discussion of documenting and preserving various kinds of AI systems, with some emphasis on recent large language models. This is an area that seems to have received relatively little attention, but seems like it will be very important going forward. The discussion will consider how to frame the challenges, and also relationships with the considerably more mature area of software preservation.
This seminar will be held online only.
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Clifford Lynch is the director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) and an adjunct professor at the School of Information. Prior to joining CNI in 1997, Lynch spent eighteen years at the University of California Office of the President, the last ten as director of Library Automation. Lynch is a past president of ASIS&T and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Information Standards Organization.