Generating the Final Model - 1.4.1 English

Vitis AI Optimizer User Guide (UG1333)

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After a few pruning iterations, a model with fewer weights is generated. The following transformation step is required to finalize the model:

$ ./vai_p_caffe transform –model float.prototxt –weights finetuned_model.caffemodel

If you fail to specify the name of the output file, a default file named transformed.caffemodel is generated. The corresponding model file is the final.prototxt generated by the prune command.

To get the FLOPs of a model, you can use the stat command:

$ ./vai_p_caffe stat –model final.prototxt
Important: The transformation should only be executed after all pruning iterations have been completed.