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Sunday 25 February 2024
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AI Chatbot for All – A Toolkit Series (Spring 2024)

AI Chatbot for All – A Toolkit Series
Organised by Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TALIC)

For HKU staff only
Series Abstract
Designing an AI chatbot for teaching and learning is becoming increasingly important as it offers new opportunities for personalized and adaptive learning. Chatbots can provide students instant feedback, support, and guidance, making learning more accessible and engaging. The three workshops offered cater to different skill levels and focus on various aspects of AI chatbot development, providing a comprehensive chatbot development experience. By participating, learners will understand different kinds of chatbots and be better equipped to develop chatbots that provide personalized learning support.
Venue : Learning Lab (RRS 321, 3/F, Run Run Shaw Building, Main Campus, HKU)
Speaker: Dr. Carson Hung, E-learning Technologist, TALIC, HKU

[6 Feb 2024] (Basic) FAQ-based chatbot via Google Dialogflow for fully controlled conversation response
(Basic) FAQ-based chatbot via Google Dialogflow for fully controlled conversation response

(Basic) FAQ-based chatbot via Google Dialogflow for fully controlled conversation response

Date: 6 February 2024 (Tuesday)
Time: 12:00pm – 1:15pm

Abstract

  • Intents, Entities, Responses
  • Conservation design
  • Chatbot deployment
[20 Feb 2024] (Basic to Intermediate) Text-generation-based chatbot via GPT for partially controllable conversation response
(Basic to Intermediate) Text-generation-based chatbot via GPT for partially controllable conversation response

(Basic to Intermediate) Text-generation-based chatbot via GPT for partially controllable conversation response *

Date: 20 February 2024 (Tuesday)
Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Abstract

  • [Basic programming knowledge]
  • Prompt design
  • Understanding HKU ChatGPT chatbot and HKU Azure OpenAI Service Chat API
  • Building chatbot with Google Colab, and Chat API
  • Third-party chatbot (Poe) usage
[27 Feb 2024] (Intermediate) Text-generation-based chatbot via GPT (Retrieval Augmented Generation - RAG)
(Intermediate) Text-generation-based chatbot via GPT (Retrieval Augmented Generation - RAG)

(Intermediate) Text-generation-based chatbot via GPT (Retrieval Augmented Generation – RAG) *

Date: 27 February 2024 (Tuesday)
Time: 12:00pm – 1:15pm

Abstract

  • [Intermediate programming knowledge]
  • Introduction of methods to improve accuracy
  • Understanding the concept of Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG)
    • Embedding
    • Vector database
    • Similarity search
  • Building the chatbot with RAG using Google Colab, and HKU Azure OpenAI Service Chat API
  • Understanding Open-Source LLM and running LLM on local computer (LM Studio)

All staff are welcome!

* HKU developer API will be introduced in Workshops on 20 February and 27 February. We strongly encourage participants to self register for the HKU developer API prior to attending the mentioned workshops by visiting the following link (https://developer.hku.hk). Please allow 3-5 working days for ITS to activate your developer account. Additionally, participants are strongly encouraged to bring their own devices (such as a laptop) for hands-on practice.

 

For information, please contact:
Ms. Kylie Leung, TALIC
Phone: 3917 8996; Email: kyliekyl@hku.hk