ChatGPT — Search Accuracy, Hallucinations, and Prompt Engineering

David Such
10 min readMar 18, 2023

With OpenAI releasing the latest iteration of its large language model, GPT-4 (Generative Pre-trained Transformer 4), we thought we would take it’s free little brother for a spin. ChatGPT currently uses GPT-3.5, a smaller and faster version of the GPT-3 model.

In this article we will investigate using large language models (LLMs) for search applications, illustrate some of the issues with this including hallucinations, and finally will explain how you can use prompt engineering to fine tune answer style, context and…

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David Such

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