Yandex launched a new version of YandexGPT 2

Yandex presented the second version of its own language model – YandexGPT 2. Now it solves an additional variety of problems than the first version of the neural network. The quality of responses has also improved.

YandexGPT 2 can adapt the answer to different audiences and rewrite it in other styles and genres. The neural network is also capable of analysing any text up to a thousand characters long that the user adds to the request, answering questions about them, and structuring the information.

According to the results of tests conducted by Yandex AI trainers, the new version of the language model responds better to queries in 67% of cases than the previous model.

The share of requests of various types in which YandexGPT 2 responds better than the previous model:

  • Text generation – 69%.
  • Retelling and analysis of the text – 68%.
  • Idea generation – 66%.
  • Stylisation for a specific audience or character – 62%.
  • Factual queries – 62%.

YandexGPT 2 is already available in Alice mode “Let’s figure it out” in the Yandex application, Yandex Stations, TVs with Alice, Yandex Browser, on the search results page, and on In Search and Browser, the chat with Alice can now be expanded to full screen, adding a more convenient layout for work.

Aleksandra Kelesh
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