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Loads a model saved via save_model.

    filepath, custom_objects=None, compile=True

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  • filepath: One of the following:
    • String, path to the saved model
    • h5py.File object from which to load the model
  • custom_objects: Optional dictionary mapping names (strings) to custom classes or functions to be considered during deserialization.
  • compile: Boolean, whether to compile the model after loading.


A Keras model instance. If an optimizer was found as part of the saved model, the model is already compiled. Otherwise, the model is uncompiled and a warning will be displayed. When compile is set to False, the compilation is omitted without any warning.


  • ImportError: if loading from an hdf5 file and h5py is not available.
  • IOError: In case of an invalid savefile.