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Basic Python • Basics of LLMs
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Develop data set of finetuning • Finetune an LLM
Michael Yuan and Tony Yuan
1 week · 4-6 hours per week · BEGINNER

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Your local school district has a basic LLM chatbot based on Llama—now it needs fine-tuning! That’s where you come in. In this liveProject, you’ll utilize the Supervised Fine Tuning (SFT) approach to customize a chemistry chatbot for teaching children. SFT uses question-and-answer pairs to train a model to answer questions with a given answer. To achieve this, you will need to prepare your training data, utilizellama.cpp tools for LORA fine-tuning, and CLI tools to test inference on a fine-tuned model.

This project is designed for learning purposes and is not a complete, production-ready application or solution.

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Michael Yuan

Dr. Michael Yuan is the founder and maintainer of the open -source WasmEdge project — one of the most popular WebAssembly (Wasm) runtimes for server and edge applications. He is also the creator of LlamaEdge, a cross-platform, embeddable, and cloud-native runtime for AI applications, supporting LLMs and popular vision and speech models. Dr. Yuan is the author of 5 books on software engineering and a frequent speaker at conferences such as KubeCon, Open Source Summit, QCon, Rust Conf, VMWare Explore, COSCon, and Wasm I/O. He has designed and implemented enterprise applications and server-side software infrastructure since the early 2000s. Dr. Yuan holds a PhD in Astrophysics from the University of Texas at Austin.

Tony Yuan
Tony Yuan is a student at Kealing Middle School in Austin, Texas, who loves technology and AI. He served as a TA for his school’s computer science class and as the leader of Kealing’s philharmonic orchestra. He enjoys listening to rock music and reading history books when he's not programming or studying.


This liveProject is for software developers and IT professionals who are interested in building LLM applications in their own domains. To begin this liveProject, you will need to know the following:

  • Intermediate Linux
  • Basics CMAKE and Linux dev tools
  • Basics of Git
  • Basics of Hugging Face
  • Basics of Python
  • Command line tools
  • Basics of LLMs
  • Basics of model training and inference
  • Deploying and testing web services


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