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Ethan Scott
Ethan Scott

How To Transfer Using Zer Paper

Performing knowledge transfer from a large teacher network to a smaller student is a popular task in modern deep learning applications. However, due to growing dataset sizes and stricter privacy regulations, it is increasingly common not to have access to the data that was used to train the teacher. We propose a novel method which trains a student to match the predictions of its teacher without using any data or metadata. We achieve this by training an adversarial generator to search for images on which the student poorly matches the teacher, and then using them to train the student. Our resulting student closely approximates its teacher for simple datasets like SVHN, and on CIFAR10 we improve on the state-of-the-art for few-shot distillation (with $100$ images per class), despite using no data. Finally, we also propose a metric to quantify the degree of belief matching between teacher and student in the vicinity of decision boundaries, and observe a significantly higher match between our zero-shot student and the teacher, than between a student distilled with real data and the teacher. Code is available at:

How To Transfer Using zer Paper

Hyperparameter (HP) tuning in deep learning is an expensive process, prohibitively so for neural networks (NNs) with billions of parameters. We show that, in the recently discovered Maximal Update Parametrization (\(μ\)P), many optimal HPs remain stable even as model size changes. This leads to a new HP tuning paradigm we call *\(μ\)Transfer*: parametrize the target model in \(μ\)P, tune the HP indirectly on a smaller model, and *zero-shot transfer* them to the full-sized model, i.e., without directly tuning the latter at all. We verify \(μ\)Transfer on Transformer and ResNet. For example, 1) by transferring pretraining HPs from a model of 13M parameters, we outperform published numbers of BERT-large (350M parameters), with a total tuning cost equivalent to pretraining BERT-large once; 2) by transferring from 40M parameters, we outperform published numbers of the 6.7B GPT-3 model, with tuning cost only 7% of total pretraining cost. A Pytorch implementation of our technique can be found at and installable via pip install mup.

The original paper[3] also points out that, beyond the ability to classify a single example, when a collection of examples is given, with the assumption that they come from the same distribution, it is possible to bootstrap the performance in a semi-supervised like manner (or transductive learning).

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Most inspirational for CLIP is the work of Ang Li and his co-authors at FAIR[^reference-13] who in 2016 demonstrated using natural language supervision to enable zero-shot transfer to several existing computer vision classification datasets, such as the canonical ImageNet dataset. They achieved this by fine-tuning an ImageNet CNN to predict a much wider set of visual concepts (visual n-grams) from the text of titles, descriptions, and tags of 30 million Flickr photos and were able to reach 11.5% accuracy on ImageNet zero-shot.

Finally, CLIP is part of a group of papers revisiting learning visual representations from natural language supervision in the past year. This line of work uses more modern architectures like the Transformer[^reference-32] and includes VirTex,[^reference-33] which explored autoregressive language modeling, ICMLM,[^reference-34] which investigated masked language modeling, and ConVIRT,[^reference-35] which studied the same contrastive objective we use for CLIP but in the field of medical imaging.

This finding is also reflected on a standard representation learning evaluation using linear probes. The best CLIP model outperforms the best publicly available ImageNet model, the Noisy Student EfficientNet-L2,[^reference-23] on 20 out of 26 different transfer datasets we tested.

Most of the phenomena that occur during the high pressure cycle of a spark ignition engine are highly influenced by the gas temperature, turbulence intensity and turbulence length scale inside the cylinder. For a pre chamber gas engine, the small volume and the high surface-to-volume ratio of the pre chamber increases the relative significance of the gas-to-wall heat losses, the early flame kernel development and the wall induced quenching; all of these phenomena are associated up to a certain extent with the turbulence and temperature field inside the pre chamber. While three-dimensional (3D) computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations can capture complex phenomena inside the pre chamber with high accuracy, they have high computational cost. Quasi dimensional models, on the contrary, provide a computationally inexpensive alternative for simulating multiple operating conditions as well as different geometries.This article presents a novel model for the prediction of the temperature and pressure traces as well as the evolution of the mean and turbulence flow field in the pre chamber of a gas engine. Existing turbulence and gas-to-wall heat transfer models initially developed for spark ignition and diesel engines were studied for their capability to predict phenomena occurring inside the pre chamber. The zero dimensional model derived comprises two main novelties; namely, I) refinements of the existing models have been performed based on phenomenological observations specifically for the pre chamber, in order to introduce more accuracy to the overall model; II) extensive validation of the proposed submodels was conducted using results from detailed 3D CFD simulations of an instrumented research Liebherr gas engine in various operating points and different pre chamber geometries.

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