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Why LLaVa-1.5 is a Great Victory for Open-Source AI
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Why LLaVa-1.5 is a Great Victory for Open-Source AI

Last Updated on November 5, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Ignacio de Gregorio

Originally published on Towards AI.

The War Goes Multimodal

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I’ve talked about the AI war between open-source and private models many times, but the outcome seems to be the same.

Open-source seems great and full of promises, but is often a whole lot of wishful thinking and impracticality.

Now, things might have changed.

Source: Dall-e3

Microsoft, alongside the Universities of Wisconsin-Madison and Columbia, has presented the newest version of the LLaVa model, LLaVa-1.5.

LLaVa, one of the first truly performant Large Multimodal Models (LMMs), has been upgraded, and the results are highly impressive, considering it is orders of magnitude, and I mean hundreds of times, smaller than models like… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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