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class PretrainedTransformerEmbedder(TokenEmbedder):
 | def __init__(
 |     self,
 |     model_name: str,
 |     *,
 |     max_length: int = None,
 |     sub_module: str = None,
 |     train_parameters: bool = True,
 |     last_layer_only: bool = True,
 |     override_weights_file: Optional[str] = None,
 |     override_weights_strip_prefix: Optional[str] = None,
 |     gradient_checkpointing: Optional[bool] = None,
 |     tokenizer_kwargs: Optional[Dict[str, Any]] = None,
 |     transformer_kwargs: Optional[Dict[str, Any]] = None
 | ) -> None

Uses a pretrained model from transformers as a TokenEmbedder.

Registered as a TokenEmbedder with name "pretrained_transformer".


  • model_name : str
    The name of the transformers model to use. Should be the same as the corresponding PretrainedTransformerIndexer.
  • max_length : int, optional (default = None)
    If positive, folds input token IDs into multiple segments of this length, pass them through the transformer model independently, and concatenate the final representations. Should be set to the same value as the max_length option on the PretrainedTransformerIndexer.
  • sub_module : str, optional (default = None)
    The name of a submodule of the transformer to be used as the embedder. Some transformers naturally act as embedders such as BERT. However, other models consist of encoder and decoder, in which case we just want to use the encoder.
  • train_parameters : bool, optional (default = True)
    If this is True, the transformer weights get updated during training. If this is False, the transformer weights are not updated during training and the dropout and batch normalization layers are set to evaluation mode.
  • last_layer_only : bool, optional (default = True)
    When True (the default), only the final layer of the pretrained transformer is taken for the embeddings. But if set to False, a scalar mix of all of the layers is used.
  • gradient_checkpointing : bool, optional (default = None)
    Enable or disable gradient checkpointing.
  • tokenizer_kwargs : Dict[str, Any], optional (default = None)
    Dictionary with additional arguments for AutoTokenizer.from_pretrained.
  • transformer_kwargs : Dict[str, Any], optional (default = None)
    Dictionary with additional arguments for AutoModel.from_pretrained.


class PretrainedTransformerEmbedder(TokenEmbedder):
 | ...
 | authorized_missing_keys = [r"position_ids$"]


class PretrainedTransformerEmbedder(TokenEmbedder):
 | ...
 | @overrides
 | def train(self, mode: bool = True)


class PretrainedTransformerEmbedder(TokenEmbedder):
 | ...
 | @overrides
 | def get_output_dim(self)


class PretrainedTransformerEmbedder(TokenEmbedder):
 | ...
 | @overrides
 | def forward(
 |     self,
 |     token_ids: torch.LongTensor,
 |     mask: torch.BoolTensor,
 |     type_ids: Optional[torch.LongTensor] = None,
 |     segment_concat_mask: Optional[torch.BoolTensor] = None
 | ) -> torch.Tensor


  • token_ids : torch.LongTensor
    Shape: [batch_size, num_wordpieces if max_length is None else num_segment_concat_wordpieces]. num_segment_concat_wordpieces is num_wordpieces plus special tokens inserted in the middle, e.g. the length of: "[CLS] A B C [SEP] [CLS] D E F [SEP]" (see indexer logic).
  • mask : torch.BoolTensor
    Shape: [batch_size, num_wordpieces].
  • type_ids : Optional[torch.LongTensor]
    Shape: [batch_size, num_wordpieces if max_length is None else num_segment_concat_wordpieces].
  • segment_concat_mask : Optional[torch.BoolTensor]
    Shape: [batch_size, num_segment_concat_wordpieces].


  • torch.Tensor
    Shape: [batch_size, num_wordpieces, embedding_size].