PPP-Net: Platform-aware Progressive Search for Pareto-optimal Neural Architectures

Jin-Dong Dong, An-Chieh Cheng, Da-Cheng Juan, Wei Wei, Min Sun
2018 International Conference on Learning Representations  
Recent breakthroughs in Neural Architectural Search (NAS) have achieved stateof-the-art performances in many applications such as image recognition. However, these techniques typically ignore platform-related constrictions (e.g., inference time and power consumptions) that can be critical for portable devices with limited computing resources. We propose PPP-Net: a multi-objective architectural search framework to automatically generate networks that achieve Pareto Optimality. PPP-Net employs a
more » ... ompact search space inspired by operations used in state-of-the-art mobile CNNs. PPP-Net has also adopted the progressive search strategy used in a recent literature ). Experimental results demonstrate that PPP-Net achieves better performances in both (a) higher accuracy and (b) shorter inference time, comparing to the state-of-the-art Con-denseNet.
dblp:conf/iclr/DongCJWS18 fatcat:qnwovbce4fdxrjw2gruhevtc74