Table of Contents Introduction The Transformer is currently one of the most popular architectures for NLP. We can periodically hear news about new architectures and models based on transformers generating a lot of buzz and expectations in the community. Google Research and members from Google Brain initially proposed the Transformer...

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## Python Profiling – Memory Profiling (Part 3, Final)

Table of Contents memory_profiler PySpy DISassembling Final Recommendations memory_profiler Similar to line_profiler, memory_profiler provides detailed memory usage measurements, with the aim of efficiently reducing memory consumption and optimizing memory usage to improve application performance.. ⚠️ Before starting using this tool, it is important to mention the impact on the execution...

Continue reading...## Python Profiling – cProfile and line_profiler Tools (Part 2)

Table of Contents cProfile SnakeViz, for cProfile insights Line-by-line Profiling About @profile decorator Other useful tools gprof2dot Pyinstrument Conclusion Appendix Install with pip or conda cProfile The Python standard library includes the profile tool by default; however, it additionally includes cProfile, which is an optimization of profile written in C....

Continue reading...## Python Profiling – Time Profiling (Part 1)

Table of Contents Introduction Time Profiling Tools functools.wraps timeit module time / gtime Conclusion Introduction Many times, the code we write requires optimizations, and profiling helps us find the problematic sections of code, investing the least amount of work on fixing the issue, while aiming for the goal of gaining...

Continue reading...## TensorFlow High-Level Libraries: TF Estimator

TensorFlow has several high-level libraries allowing us to reduce time modeling all with core code. TF Estimator makes it simple to create and train models for training, evaluating, predicting and exporting. TF Estimator provides 4 main functions on any kind of estimator: estimator.fit() estimator.evaluate() estimator.predict() estimator.export() All predefined estimators are...

Continue reading...## TensorFlow Way for Linear Regression

In my two previous posts, we saw how we can perform Linear Regression using TensorFlow, but I’ve used Linear Least Squares Regression and Cholesky Decomposition, both them use matrices to resolve regression, and TensorFlow isn’t a requisite for this, but you can use more general packages like NumPy. One of...

Continue reading...## Cholesky Decomposition for Linear Regression with TensorFlow

Although Linear Least Squares Regression is simple and precise, it can be inefficient when matrices get very large. Cholesky decomposition is another approach to solve matrices efficiently by Linear Least Squares, as it decomposes a matrix into a lower and upper triangular matrix (L and LT). Finally, linear regression with Cholesky decomposition...

Continue reading...## Linear Least Squares Regression with TensorFlow

Linear Least Squares Regression is by far the most widely used regression method, and it is suitable for most cases when data behavior is linear. By definition, a line is defined by the following equation: For all data points (xi, yi) we have to minimize the sum of the squared...

Continue reading...## Classification Loss Functions (Part II)

In my previous post, I mentioned 3 loss functions, which are mostly intended to be used in Regression models. This time, I’m going to talk about Classification Loss Functions, which are going to be used to evaluate loss when predicting categorical outcomes. Let’s consider the following vector to help us...

Continue reading...## Loss Functions (Part 1)

Implementing Loss Functions is very important to machine learning algorithms because we can measure the error from the predicted outputs to the target values. Algorithms get optimized by evaluating outcomes depending on a specified loss function, and TensorFlow works in this way as well. We can think on Loss Functions...

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