Soumya Prakash Pradhan

Google recently unveiled its latest AI large language model, PaLM 2, which represents an upgraded version of the PaLM. 

This language model has undergone rigorous training on multilingual texts from more than 100 languages and has achieved advanced language proficiency exams at the mastery level.

According to the company, PaLM 2 is more efficient, capable, and faster than its predecessors, making it suitable for a wide range of purposes.

What is PaLM 2?

Google's latest language model, PaLM 2, is an upgrade from PaLM, with better efficiency, capabilities, and versatility.

It is pre-trained on multilingual texts and programming languages, excels in over 20 programming languages, and can understand human language nuances, facilitating cross-language collaboration among teams.

PaLM 2 is available in four different sizes, making it suitable for a variety of purposes.

Features and Benefits of PaLM 2

PaLM 2 enhances mathematical reasoning by leveraging its extensive training on a vast database of Math and Science texts, including scientific papers and mathematical expressions.

It surpasses its predecessor, PaLM, in various benchmarks and is more multilingual.

Moreover, it has advanced capabilities in controlling toxic generation and improving multilingual toxicity classification.

PaLM 2 prioritises responsible AI development and safety by analysing pre-training data and evaluating potential harms and biases across various uses.

Applications of PaLM 2

PaLM 2 is powering a range of Google products, including the Bard chatbot, which is accessible in over 180 regions.

The Duet AI in Google Workspace apps, such as Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Sheets, also use the PaLM 2 language model.

Furthermore, it drives the AI features in Google Cloud. PaLM 2 is utilised in Sec-PaLM for cyber security analysis and Med-PaLM 2 to offer insights and answers to complex medical text inquiries.