Head of Research for Natural Language Understanding at AI Sweden
Magnus Sahlgren is Head of Research for Natural Language Understanding at AI Sweden. Sahlgren has a PhD in computational linguistics, and his research lies at the intersection between computational linguistics, philosophy, and artificial intelligence. He is primarily known for his work on computational models of meaning, and he is currently leading the initiative to train large language models for the Nordic languages.
Sahlgren also holds positions as AI advisor for Pirr AB and as Principal AI Scientist at Silo AI, and he has previously held positions at the Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), the Swedish Defense Research Agency (FOI), the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS), Stockholm university, and he is the co-founder of the language technology company Gavagai AB.
Title of the presentation: GPT-SW3: the first LLM for the Nordics