Change Logs#

v0.8.1 - Mar 8, 2023#

Bug Fixes#

  • Fix several bugs in transfer learning.

  • Fix several bugs & improve usability of HTMLVisualizer (#58).

  • Update time limit function to support multi-platform and multi-version of python. Update API. (#59)

API Changes#

  • Optimizer: runtime_limit -> max_runtime. time_limit_per_trial -> max_runtime_per_trial (#59).

Minor Changes#

  • Update html theme for docs.

v0.8.0 - Dec 18, 2022#


  • Add HTML visualization for the optimization process (#48).

    • Provide basic charts for objectives and constraints.

    • Provide advanced functions, including surrogate fitting analysis and hyperparameter importance analysis.

  • Update transfer learning (#54).

    • API change: for transfer learning data, user should provide a List[History] as transfer_learning_history, instead of a OrderedDict[config, perf] as history_bo_data (#54, 4641d7cf).

    • Examples and docs are updated.

  • Refactor History object (0bce5800).

    • Rename HistoryContainer to History.

    • Simplify data structure and provide convenient APIs.

    • Rewrite all methods, including data obtaining, plotting, saving/loading, etc.

Backwards Incompatible Changes#

  • API change: objs are renamed to objectives. num_objs are renamed to num_objectives (ecd5928a).

  • Change objective value of failed trials from MAXINT to np.inf (da88bd24).

  • Drop support for Python 3.6 (end of life on Dec 23, 2021).

Other Changes#

  • Add BlendSearch, LineBO and SafeOpt (experimental) (#40).

  • Add color logger. Provide fine-grained control of logging options (e.g., log level).

  • Rewrite python packaging of the project (#55).

  • Update Markdown parser in docs to myst-parser. recommonmark is deprecated.

  • Add pytest for examples.

  • Use GitHub Actions for CI/CD.

Bug Fixes#

  • Fix error return type of generic advisor and update sampler (Thanks @yezoli) (#44).

  • Consider constraints in plot_convergence (#47).

v0.7.18 - Nov 14, 2022#

  • Add ConditionedSpace to support complex conditions between hyperparameters (#37).

  • Numerous bug fixes.

v0.0.1 - May 2, 2019#

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