What is “in-context learning”?

Angelina Yang
3 min readAug 27, 2023

Welcome to today’s data science interview challenge! Today’s challenge is inspired by Natural Language Understanding (NLU) lecture given by Professor and Chair, Christopher Potts from Department of Linguistics at Stanford. Here it goes:

Question 1: What is “in-context learning” in the context of Large Language Models (LLMs)?

Question 2: Can you contrast standard supervision learning vs few-shot in-context learning?