Maybe stupid question but is it possible to train only B side? I often use same B side to different A sides. Hoping I could make B side "ready" for next project and then just load weights to make training faster. Is it possible with Phaze-A trainer?
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The short answer is, no.
What you can do, if you use Phaze A, is freeze the B side, and reuse the weights. As you continually re-use the weights in theory it should take less time to train.
The model needs both sides to build properly.
Absolutely you can do this, to an extent. It will save time for the next training, but not completely eliminate.
- create a new model in Phaze-A, same structure as the initial model.
- In the "load weights" section, load in weights for every part of the model that are "shared", "both" or "B" only
- Freeze the same weights as you selected for "load weights"
- In the main training window, "Load Weights" from the model that has the B data you want to keep
- Start training
The A side should start to catch up pretty quickly with the B-Side (you can train higher batch-size too, as less of the model is training).
Once you are happy that the A has got as far as it is going to get, unfreeze the whole model to let the rest of it adapt to the new data.
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