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tff.learning.templates.FinalizerProcess

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A stateful process for finalization of a round of training.

Inherits From: MeasuredProcess, IterativeProcess

A FinalizerProcess is a tff.templates.MeasuredProcess that formalizes the type signature of initialize_fn and next_fn for the work performed by server in a learning process after aggregating model updates from clients.

initialize_fn A tff.Computation matching the criteria above.
next_fn A tff.Computation matching the criteria above.
get_hparams_fn An optional tff.Computation matching the criteria above. If not provided, this defaults to a computation that returns an empty ordred dictionary, regardless of the contents of the state.
set_hparams_fn An optional tff.Computation matching the criteria above. If not provided, this defaults to a pass-through computation, that returns the input state regardless of the hparams passed in.

TemplateNotFederatedError If any of the federated computations provided do not return a federated type.
TemplateNextFnNumArgsError If the next_fn has an incorrect number of arguments.
TemplatePlacementError If any of the federated computations have an incorrect placement.
FinalizerResultTypeError If the second output of next_fn does not meet the criteria outlined above.
GetHparamsTypeError If the type signature of get_hparams_fn does not meet the criteria above.
SetHparamsTypeError If the type signature of set_hparams_fn does not meet the criteria above.

get_hparams

initialize A no-arg tff.Computation that returns the initial state.
next A tff.Computation that runs one iteration of the process.

Its first argument should always be the current state (originally produced by tff.templates.MeasuredProcess.initialize), and the return type must be a tff.templates.MeasuredProcessOutput.

set_hparams

state_type The tff.Type of the state of the process.