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Advancing Domain-Specific Q&A: The AI Alliance's Guide to Best Practices

Technical Report

The AI Alliance tools working group has conducted a comprehensive study on best practices for advancing domain-specific Q&A using retrieval-augmented generation (RAG) techniques. The findings of this research, provide insights and recommendations for maximizing the capabilities of Q&A AI in specialized domains.

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Evaluation of Generative AI - what’s ultimately our goal?

The era of generative AI has ushered in new challenges and risks, which have completely changed the way we think about product development. With increasingly diverse ways to evaluate models, we learn both about emergent capabilities but also about the potential harms they bring. One of the major challenges as evaluations become more esoteric is that ways to collaborate are limited for experts in various fields that also intersect in generative AI.

Alessandro Curioni, Vice President of IBM Research Europe and Africa, and Atish Dabholkar, ICTP Director, sign a Memorandum of Understanding to establish prizes for Artificial Intelligence.

ICTP Announces AI Prize for Science, an AI Alliance affiliated project


Ongoing progress in Artificial Intelligence (AI) holds the potential to transform science and help humanity solve complex global challenges. Recognizing the impact that research in AI is going to have on science and society at large, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), a member of the AI Alliance, has launched a new prize for researchers in AI – the AI for Science Prize, aimed at acknowledging major contributions in this field.

Attendees arrive at AI Open Innovation Day Tokyo

AI Open Innovation Day Tokyo


On May 15, leaders across industry, academia and government gathered in Tokyo, Japan, to discuss the latest advances in AI and to explore why open technologies and open communities are essential to the successful advancement of AI.

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AI Alliance Announces 25+ New Members, Launches AI Safety Tooling and AI Policy Working Groups to Enable Open, Safe, and Responsible AI for All


New AI Alliance Members Include: Anaconda; Applied Digital; Citadel AI; Core42; Databricks; Domino Data Lab; ESADE, Hitachi; Institut Polytechnique De Paris; Impact AI; Kera Health Platforms; LastMile AI; Lightning AI; MLOps Community; NEC Corporation; New Native Inc.; Neo4j; Northeastern University; Predibase; SeedAI; Snowflake, Inc.; Uber; University at Buffalo; University of Pennsylvania; Interdisciplinary Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity @ Poznan University of Technology; University of Utah; Weights & Biases (ML/LLMops); and Zilliz

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AI Alliance Launches as an International Community of Leading Technology Developers, Researchers, and Adopters Collaborating Together to Advance Open, Safe, Responsible AI


IBM and Meta Launch the AI Alliance in collaboration with over 50 Founding Members and Collaborators globally including AMD, Anyscale, CERN, Cerebras, Cleveland Clinic, Cornell University, Dartmouth, Dell Technologies, EPFL, ETH, Hugging Face, Imperial College London, Intel, INSAIT, Linux Foundation, MLCommons, MOC Alliance operated by Boston University and Harvard University, NASA, NSF, Oracle, Partnership on AI, Red Hat, Roadzen, ServiceNow, Sony Group, Stability AI, University of California Berkeley, University of Illinois, University of Notre Dame, The University of Tokyo, Yale University and others