FLAN-T5 is a finetuned version of Google's popular T5 model with instruct-finetuning. As stated in the model repository's introduction, compared to T5, FLAN-T5 is "just better at everything." With its permissive license, FLAN-T5 has become a popular option for a starting instruct model.
Initial release: 2022-12-06
The most recent (as of May 2023) effort from EleutherAI, Pythia is a set of LLMs trained on The Pile. While it appears to outperform OPT and GPTNeo, its performance against GPT-J is unclear. Versions of Pythia have also been instruct-tuned by the team at Together.
Initial release: 2023-02-13
|Products & Features|
|License||Apache 2.0||Apache 2.0|
|Model Sizes||3B, 11B||1B, 1.4B, 2.8B, 6.9B, 12B|