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Generative AI : Generative AI Tools

Guidance and resources for AI chatbots and other types of Generative AI

Types of AI Tools

Developers design large language models around the idea that text can be converted into tokens. Because "Text" includes a lot of things beyond natural language, this has resulted in different types of LLM-powered generative AI tools, including those specializing in generating images, audio, video, and code. Some AI chatbots also feature retrieval-augmented (RAG) capabilities, in which text generation is combined with search engine functionality. 

The following document, compiled and managed by Ithaka S+R, includes information on generative AI tools by type. 

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