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Lstm variational auto-encoder API for time series anomaly detection and features extraction

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Variational auto-encoder for anomaly detection/features extraction, with lstm cells (stateless or stateful).



$ pip install --upgrade git+


from LstmVAE import LSTM_Var_Autoencoder
from LstmVAE import preprocess

preprocess(df) #return normalized df, check NaN values replacing it with 0

df = df.reshape(-1,timesteps,n_dim) #use 3D input, n_dim = 1 for 1D time series.

vae = LSTM_Var_Autoencoder(intermediate_dim = 15,z_dim = 3, n_dim=1, stateful = True) #default stateful = False, learning_rate=0.001, batch_size = 100, num_epochs = 200, opt = tf.train.AdamOptimizer, REG_LAMBDA = 0.01, grad_clip_norm=10, optimizer_params=None, verbose = True)

"""REG_LAMBDA is the L2 loss lambda coefficient, should be set to 0 if not desired. optimizer_param : pass a dict = {} """

x_reconstructed, recons_error = vae.reconstruct(df, get_error = True) #returns squared error

x_reduced = vae.reduce(df) #latent space representation


Pull requests are welcome. For major changes, please open an issue first to discuss what you would like to change.




Tutorial on variational Autoencoders

A Multimodal Anomaly Detector for Robot-Assisted Feeding Using an LSTM-based Variational Autoencoder

Variational Autoencoder based Anomaly Detection using Reconstruction Probability

The Generalized Reparameterization Gradient

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