The Role of Ontologies with LLMs

Enterprise Knowledge 09 Jan 2024
In today’s world, the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) and large language models (LLMs) have generated widespread excitement. Recent advancements have made natural language use cases, like chatbots and semantic search, more feasible for organizations. However, many people don’t understand the significant role that ontologies play alongside AI and LLMs. People often ask: do LLMs replace ontologies or complement them? Are ontologies becoming obsolete, or are they still relevant in this rapidly evolving field?  In this blog, I will explain the continuing importance of ontologies in your organization’s quest for better knowledge retrieval and in augmenting the capabilities of LLMs. Defining Ontologies and LLMs Let’s start with quick definitions to ensure we have the same background information.