## How do you compress a deep learning model?

Recent research has shown significant improvement in compression techniques by applying pruning, lossy weight encoding, parameter sharing, multilayer pruning, low-rank factorization, etc. To compress deep learning models, two approaches exist: compression during training and compression of the trained model.

**What is compression model?**

Model compression is the technique of deploying state-of-the-art deep networks in devices with low power and resources without compromising on the model’s accuracy. Compressing or reducing in size and/or latency means the model has fewer and smaller parameters and requires lesser RAM.

### How do you compress a model?

Given the reasonable assertion that not all weights are important — there are millions/billions of them, after all — one direct way to compress models is by pruning its weight matrices….Pruning other parts of neural networks allows a circumvention of these problems.

- Pruning neurons.
- Pruning blocks.
- Pruning layers.

**Why do we need model compression?**

Model compression extracts the “simple” model embedded inside the larger one by eliminating redundancies, bringing memory and time efficiency closer to that of the ideal appropriately-parameterized model.

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## Why is compression important for a model?

The goal of model compression is to achieve a model that is simplified from the original without significantly diminished accuracy. A simplified model is one that is reduced in size and/or latency from the original.

**Which of the following are model compression methods?**

The following are some popular, heavily researched methods for achieving compressed models:

- Pruning.
- Quantization.
- Low-rank approximation and sparsity.
- Knowledge distillation.
- Neural Architecture Search (NAS)