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Hi Jeremy, I just started to watch and take notes on part 2 lectures in 2019. I wonder how would 2022 part 2 be different from part 2 of 2019 apart from adding stable diffusion to the course. What are the other differences or new things should we expect this year?
I wonder what kind of compute is advised for this iteration of the course? Is it similar as for the first part, i.e., a collab instance, single (low-medium) GPU machine, Kaggle notebook? I’m mostly thinking about things like diffusion models, transformer-based NLP architectures, etc. If I am not mistaken, many of them became less computationally demanding during last few years.
How do we use real objects in the image generation process. Example, If i have a Specific Study Table, and want to create a living room with MYStudy Table, how should i go about it? I know that Dreambooth exists, but it is still not capturing 100% Fidelity, it still kind of distorts the product. How do I go about creating one, where there is no distortion of object in the generated image.
You could use a technique referred to as outpainting where you ask the image generator only to apply its generation to areas outside of the object, this is assuming you don’t want ANY changes to the Table.
There are also parameters for the image generation process (i.e. using img2img) where you can optimize to hold the same structure or content of the original object/image with minor changes to the style for example.
Hi, I’m wondering if there is any info on environment setup that we should be doing before the lesson? I was intending to run notebooks locally. I didn’t do part 1 of this course so it’s possible I’ve missed the instructions on this. Is there a requirements.txt for the course?
You might want to check out the docker containers by seeme.ai or paperspace. For Part 1 I used the paperspace container, but I see that the seeme.ai container is newer (pushed a month ago vs paperspace 3 months ago) and smaller than the paperspace container.
I had a similar confusion. I believe you are all set if you are here and can posts messages into this section of course forum. Check ** About the Part 2 2022 course** for the details on how to get to the live stream.