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RAG for Beginners
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RAG for Beginners

Author(s): Omer Mahmood

Originally published on Towards AI.

Learn about Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG) and how it’s used in Generative AI applications
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If you’re a regular subscriber, or you found your way here from my last GenAI fundamentals post about “Getting started with Vector Databases” — U+1F44BU+1F3FC Welcome!

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⏩ This time, we’re going to learn about Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG), an industry-standard that is commonly integrated with a common VectorDB pipeline to produce better results in Large Language Model (LLM) use cases without needing to retrain the underlying model.

During my research for this post, I came across a relatable analogy for the role RAG plays in generative AI-powered applications, such as LLM chatbots…

Imagine yourself in the scene of a New York City courtroom drama. Cases are brought in front of a judge, often they will make decisions on the outcome based on their general understanding of the law.

Every now and again, there will be a case that requires specialist knowledge — such as an employment dispute or medical malpractice — in this instance the judge will look to precedents (decisions made in previous similar cases) to help inform their judgment.

It is usually a court clerk who is responsible for… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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