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Controlling Large Language Model Outputs: A Primer

Jessica Ji Josh A. Goldstein Andrew Lohn
| December 2023

Concerns over risks from generative artificial intelligence systems have increased significantly over the past year, driven in large part by the advent of increasingly capable large language models. But, how do AI developers attempt to control the outputs of these models? This primer outlines four commonly used techniques and explains why this objective is so challenging.

In a KCBS Radio segment that explores the rapid rise of AI and its potential impact on the 2024 election, CSET's Josh Goldstein provides his expert insights.

Large language models (LLMs) could potentially be used by malicious actors to generate disinformation at scale. But how likely is this risk, and what types of economic incentives do propagandists actually face to turn to LLMs? New analysis uploaded to arXiv and summarized here suggests that it is all but certain that a well-run human-machine team that utilized existing LLMs (even open-source ones that are not cutting edge) would save a propagandist money on content generation relative to a human-only operation.