A variant of the Self Attention GAN named: FAGAN (Full Attention GAN). The architecture of this gan contains the full attention layer as proposed in this project.
samples generated during training of the proposed architecture
on the celeba dataset.
Full attention layer
The above figure describes the architecture of the proposed full attention layer. As you can see, on the upper path we compute traditional convolution output and the lower path, we have an attention layer which generalises to (k x k) convolution filters instead of just (1 x 1) filters. The alpha shown in the residual calculation is a trainable parameter.
Now why is the lower path not self attention? The reason for it is that while computing the attention maps, the input is first locally aggregated by the (k x k) convolutions, and therefore is no longer just self attention since it uses a small spatially neighbouring area into computations. Given enough depth and filter size, we could cover the entire input image as a receptive field for a subsequent attention calculation, hence the name: Full Attention.
Hinge-Gan loss experiment
The following diagram is the plot of the loss (Hinge-GAN) generated from
the loss-logs obtained during training.
Relativistic Hinge-Gan loss experiment
Following are some of the samples obtained while training using the
hinge-gan loss function proposed in the paper
The training of the relativistic version is percetually better (stabler)
as seen from the samples gif. Refer to the following loss_plot
for this experiment for more info.
Running the Code
Running the training is actually very simple.
Just install the
attn_gan_pytorch package using the following command
$ workon [your virtual environment] $ pip install attn-gan-pytorch
And then run the training by running the
train.py script. Refer to
the following parameters for tweaking for your own use:
optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit --generator_config GENERATOR_CONFIG default configuration for generator network --discriminator_config DISCRIMINATOR_CONFIG default configuration for discriminator network --generator_file GENERATOR_FILE pretrained weights file for generator --discriminator_file DISCRIMINATOR_FILE pretrained_weights file for discriminator --images_dir IMAGES_DIR path for the images directory --sample_dir SAMPLE_DIR path for the generated samples directory --model_dir MODEL_DIR path for saved models directory --latent_size LATENT_SIZE latent size for the generator --batch_size BATCH_SIZE batch_size for training --start START starting epoch number --num_epochs NUM_EPOCHS number of epochs for training --feedback_factor FEEDBACK_FACTOR number of logs to generate per epoch --checkpoint_factor CHECKPOINT_FACTOR save model per n epochs --g_lr G_LR learning rate for generator --d_lr D_LR learning rate for discriminator --data_percentage DATA_PERCENTAGE percentage of data to use --num_workers NUM_WORKERS number of parallel workers for reading files
Trained weights for generating cool faces :)
refer to the
models/fagan_1/ directory to find the saved weights for
this model in pytorch format. For spawning the architectures,
refer to the
configs/ folder for loading the
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