VAI Pruner - 1.1 English

AI Optimizer User Guide (UG1333)

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The VAI pruner binaries are included in the Vitis™ AI Optimizer package. The Vitis AI Optimizer requires a commercial license to run. Contact Xilinx® FAE or sales to get a package or one separate tool for one framework.


Install the required dependencies before running vai_p_caffe.

$ sudo apt-get install -y libopenblas-dev libgflags-dev libgoogle-glog-dev libopencv-dev libprotobuf-dev protobuf-compiler libleveldb-dev liblmdb-dev libhdf5-dev libsnappy-dev libssl-dev libboost-all-dev


vai_p_tensorflow is developed based on TensorFlow 1.12. Similar to tensorflow, A built vai_p_tensorflow whl package is include in VAI optimizer. Install vai_p_tensorflow using pip install.

$ pip install tensorflow_gpu-1.12.3-cp36-cp36m-linux_x86_64.whl


vai_p_darknet binary is in our VAI optimizer package. Once GPU environment is ready, it can be run directly.