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CSVSearchTool

Experimental

We are still working on improving tools, so there might be unexpected behavior or changes in the future.

Description

This tool is used to perform a RAG (Retrieval-Augmented Generation) search within a CSV file's content. It allows users to semantically search for queries in the content of a specified CSV file. This feature is particularly useful for extracting information from large CSV datasets where traditional search methods might be inefficient. All tools with "Search" in their name, including CSVSearchTool, are RAG tools designed for searching different sources of data.

Installation

Install the crewai_tools package

pip install 'crewai[tools]'

Example

from crewai_tools import CSVSearchTool

# Initialize the tool with a specific CSV file. This setup allows the agent to only search the given CSV file.
tool = CSVSearchTool(csv='path/to/your/csvfile.csv')

# OR

# Initialize the tool without a specific CSV file. Agent  will need to provide the CSV path at runtime.
tool = CSVSearchTool()

Arguments

  • csv : The path to the CSV file you want to search. This is a mandatory argument if the tool was initialized without a specific CSV file; otherwise, it is optional.

Custom model and embeddings

By default, the tool uses OpenAI for both embeddings and summarization. To customize the model, you can use a config dictionary as follows:

tool = CSVSearchTool(
    config=dict(
        llm=dict(
            provider="ollama", # or google, openai, anthropic, llama2, ...
            config=dict(
                model="llama2",
                # temperature=0.5,
                # top_p=1,
                # stream=true,
            ),
        ),
        embedder=dict(
            provider="google",
            config=dict(
                model="models/embedding-001",
                task_type="retrieval_document",
                # title="Embeddings",
            ),
        ),
    )
)