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What is the learning rate and how to use it?

In machine learning, the learning rate is a hyperparameter that determines the step size at which the optimizer makes updates to the model parameters during training. A higher learning rate can result in faster training, but it can also make the generator more prone to overfitting, as it may not fully capture the underlying patterns in the data. A lower learning rate, on the other hand, can help the model better capture the patterns in the data, but it may also result in slower training.

The number of training steps refers to the number of iterations that the model goes through during training, and it is another important factor that can affect the model's performance. A higher number of training steps can result in a more accurate model, but it can also make the model more prone to overfitting, as it may start to memorize the training data rather than generalize to new data.

Using prior preservation can help prevent overfitting by preserving certain features of the model from the training process. This can help ensure that the model remains generalizable and able to make accurate predictions on new data. In summary, finding the right combination of learning rate and training steps, and using prior preservation as needed, can help produce good quality images while avoiding overfitting.

Check out our walkthrough on advanced training parameters for a quick walk through!

Updated on: 17/04/2023

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