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Interpolate between discrete sequences.

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Transformer-VAE (WIP)

Diagram of the a State Autoencoder

Transformer-VAE's learn smooth latent spaces of discrete sequences without any explicit rules in their decoders.

This can be used for program synthesis, drug discovery, music generation and much more!

To see how it works checkout this blog post.

This repo is in active development but I should be coming out with full a release soon.

Install

Install using pip:

pip install transformer_vae

Usage

You can exececute the module to easily train it on your own data.

python -m transformer_vae \
    --project_name="T5-VAE" \
    --output_dir=poet \
    --do_train \
    --huggingface_dataset=poems \

Or you can import Transformer-VAE to use as a package much like a Huggingface model.

from transformer_vae import T5_VAE_Model

model = T5_VAE_Model.from_pretrained('t5-vae-poet')

Training

Setup Weights & Biasis for logging, see client.

Get a dataset to model, must be represented with text. This is what we will be interpolating over.

This can be a text file with each line representing a sample.

python -m transformer_vae \
    --project_name="T5-VAE" \
    --output_dir=poet \
    --do_train \
    --train_file=poems.txt \

Alternatively seperate each sample with a line containing only <|endoftext|> seperating samples:

python -m transformer_vae \
    --project_name="T5-VAE" \
    --output_dir=poet \
    --do_train \
    --train_file=poems.txt \
    --multiline_samples

Alternatively provide a Huggingface dataset.

python -m transformer_vae \
    --project_name="T5-VAE" \
    --output_dir=poet \
    --do_train \
    --dataset=poems \
    --content_key text

Experiment with different parameters.

Once finished upload to huggingface model hub.

# TODO

Explore the produced latent space using Colab_T5_VAE.ipynb or vising this Colab page.

Contributing

Install with tests:

pip install -e .[test]

Possible contributions to make:

  1. Could the docs be more clear? Would it be worth having a docs site/blog?
  2. Use a Funnel transformer encoder, is it more efficient?
  3. Allow defining alternative tokens set.
  4. Store the latent codes from the previous step to use in MMD loss so smaller batch sizes are possible.

Feel free to ask what would be useful!

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