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Wed 6 Mar 2024
14:15 - 15:30

Venue: Online

Provided by: University Information Services - Staff Learning & Development


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TechLink Community: AI-LLM Search - University Site Testing

Wed 6 Mar 2024

  • An invitation to try out an AI LLM (Large Language Model) proof-of-concept search system
  • UIS worked with an AI company to apply Retrieval-Augmented Generation to the University web presence
  • A limited pilot (public UIS, UAS pages) has made interesting discoveries about University material
  • We aim to broaden the pilot to departmental and collegiate public web pages
  • We will be seeking volunteer institutions to permit access to their public sites
  • We will be opening the POC (proof-of-concept) to additional testing
Target audience

University Department and College Computer Officers, UIS and Institutional IT staff, and other Techlink members


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Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 6 Mar   14:15 - 15:30 14:15 - 15:30 Online Bob Dowling
Topics covered
  • IT within the University
  • University-wide services
  • Understanding the user
  • IT staff responsibilities
  • Career development support
  • Building the IT community
  • Welcome, introductions and discussion
  • Overview of potential University-wide IT service and environment
  • Ideas for following up issues and meeting with colleagues

Presentation followed by Q&A

  • Approximately 1 hour

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