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tf.keras.optimizers.schedules.PiecewiseConstantDecay

A LearningRateSchedule that uses a piecewise constant decay schedule.

Inherits From: LearningRateSchedule

The function returns a 1-arg callable to compute the piecewise constant when passed the current optimizer step. This can be useful for changing the learning rate value across different invocations of optimizer functions.

Example: use a learning rate that's 1.0 for the first 100001 steps, 0.5 for the next 10000 steps, and 0.1 for any additional steps.

step = tf.Variable(0, trainable=False)
boundaries = [100000, 110000]
values = [1.0, 0.5, 0.1]
learning_rate_fn = keras.optimizers.schedules.PiecewiseConstantDecay(
    boundaries, values)

# Later, whenever we perform an optimization step, we pass in the step.
learning_rate = learning_rate_fn(step)

You can pass this schedule directly into a tf.keras.optimizers.Optimizer as the learning rate. The learning rate schedule is also serializable and deserializable using tf.keras.optimizers.schedules.serialize and tf.keras.optimizers.schedules.deserialize.

A 1-arg callable learning rate schedule that takes the current optimizer step and outputs the decayed learning rate, a scalar Tensor of the same type as the boundary tensors.

The output of the 1-arg function that takes the step is values[0] when step <= boundaries[0], values[1] when step > boundaries[0] and step <= boundaries[1], ..., and values[-1] when step > boundaries[-1].

boundaries A list of Tensors or ints or floats with strictly increasing entries, and with all elements having the same type as the optimizer step.
values A list of Tensors or floats or ints that specifies the values for the intervals defined by boundaries. It should have one more element than boundaries, and all elements should have the same type.
name A string. Optional name of the operation. Defaults to 'PiecewiseConstant'.

ValueError if the number of elements in the lists do not match.

Methods

from_config

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Instantiates a LearningRateSchedule from its config.

Args
config Output of get_config().

Returns
A LearningRateSchedule instance.

get_config

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__call__

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Call self as a function.