At the 2023 Baidu World Conference held on Tuesday, Baidu‘s CEO Robin Li officially unveiled “ERNIE 4.0”, the most powerful ERNIE model to date, achieving a comprehensive upgrade of the base model with significant improvements in understanding, generating, reasoning, and memory.
ERNIE is Baidu’s independently developed industry-level knowledge enhancement foundation model. It is a three-layer foundation model technology system covering the foundation model, task-specific model, and industry-specific model.
Meanwhile, Robin Li announced that Baidu has completed the reconstruction of its search engine based on AI large models. The new search engine features three characteristics – ultimate satisfaction, recommendation stimulation, and multi-round interaction. It not only enhances the quality of search results but also expands the application scope and broadens product boundaries. “Generative AI and search are a perfect match”, said Robin Li at the conference.