BLOCKS Reference

Machine Learning

Start training (image classification Model Generator)

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Overview

This BLOCK starts a training for an image classification type Model Generator.

Properties

Property Explanation
BLOCK name

Configure the name displayed on this BLOCK.

Model

Select the Model Generator that will run the new training.

Training name

Designate a name for the new training.

Image folder

Designate the GCS URL (gs://BUCKETNAME/FOLDER/) for the folder that contains the training images. The URL must end with a /.

BLOCK memos

Make notes about this BLOCK.

Max. time until timeout (minutes)

Configure the maximum amount of time before a trial times out.

Max. number of trials

Select either 1 or 10 for the maximum number of trials to run in the training.

Machine type

Select the type of machine that will run the training.

  • BASIC:

    Uses the basic type of machine to run the training.

  • BASIC_GPU:

    Uses a machine with a GPU (Graphic Processing Unit) to run the training. Trainings are generally faster, but your GCP fees will be approximately three times higher compared to the BASIC machine type. Depending on the training data, there may be cases when this type is only marginally faster or slower than the BASIC machine type.