Constitutional AI

Constitutional AI
Constitutional Artificial Intelligence

Here is an explanation of Constitutional AI, the methodology developed by Anthropic for training helpful, harmless, and honest AI systems:

Constitutional AI refers to a comprehensive set of techniques to embed safety directly into an AI system's training process. The goal is to create models with an "inner constitution" that incentivizes beneficial behavior and discourages harmful behaviors. This goes beyond just optimizing a reward signal.

Some key elements of Constitutional AI include:

The goal is to build helpfulness, honesty and harmlessness intrinsically into models like Claude rather than have it be prone to misdirection. This constitutional approach aims to ensure AI systems remain robustly beneficial with increasing capability.