# Source code for botorch.acquisition.multi_objective.multi_output_risk_measures

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#!/usr/bin/env python3
# Copyright (c) Meta Platforms, Inc. and affiliates.
#
# This source code is licensed under the MIT license found in the
# LICENSE file in the root directory of this source tree.
r"""
Multi-output extensions of the risk measures, implemented as Monte-Carlo
objectives. Except for MVaR, the risk measures are computed over each
output dimension independently. In contrast, MVaR is computed using the
joint distribution of the outputs, and provides more accurate risk estimates.
References
.. [Prekopa2012MVaR]
A. Prekopa. Multivariate value at risk and related topics.
Annals of Operations Research, 2012.
.. [Cousin2013MVaR]
A. Cousin and E. Di Bernardino. On multivariate extensions of Value-at-Risk.
Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 2013.
"""
import warnings
from abc import ABC, abstractmethod
from math import ceil
from typing import Optional
import torch
from botorch.acquisition.multi_objective.objective import MCMultiOutputObjective
from botorch.acquisition.risk_measures import CVaR, RiskMeasureMCObjective
from botorch.utils.multi_objective.pareto import is_non_dominated
from torch import Tensor
[docs]class MultiOutputRiskMeasureMCObjective(
RiskMeasureMCObjective, MCMultiOutputObjective, ABC
):
r"""Objective transforming the multi-output posterior samples to samples
of a multi-output risk measure.
The risk measure is calculated over joint q-batch samples from the posterior.
If the q-batch includes samples corresponding to multiple inputs, it is assumed
that first `n_w` samples correspond to first input, second `n_w` samples
correspond to second input, etc.
"""
def __init__(
self,
n_w: int,
weights: Optional[Tensor] = None,
) -> None:
r"""Transform the posterior samples to samples of a risk measure.
Args:
n_w: The size of the `w_set` to calculate the risk measure over.
weights: An optional `m`-dim tensor of weights for scaling
multi-output samples before calculating the risk measure.
This can also be used to make sure that all outputs are
correctly aligned for maximization by negating those that are
originally defined for minimization.
"""
super().__init__(n_w=n_w, weights=weights)
def _prepare_samples(self, samples: Tensor) -> Tensor:
r"""Prepare samples for risk measure calculations by scaling and
separating out the q-batch dimension.
Args:
samples: A `sample_shape x batch_shape x (q * n_w) x m`-dim tensor of
posterior samples. The q-batches should be ordered so that each
`n_w` block of samples correspond to the same input.
Returns:
A `sample_shape x batch_shape x q x n_w x m`-dim tensor of prepared samples.
"""
if self.weights is not None:
samples = samples * self.weights
return samples.view(*samples.shape[:-2], -1, self.n_w, samples.shape[-1])
[docs] @abstractmethod
def forward(self, samples: Tensor, X: Optional[Tensor] = None) -> Tensor:
r"""Calculate the risk measure corresponding to the given samples.
Args:
samples: A `sample_shape x batch_shape x (q * n_w) x m`-dim tensor of
posterior samples. The q-batches should be ordered so that each
`n_w` block of samples correspond to the same input.
X: A `batch_shape x q x d`-dim tensor of inputs. Ignored.
Returns:
A `sample_shape x batch_shape x q x m`-dim tensor of risk measure samples.
"""
pass # pragma: no cover
[docs]class MultiOutputExpectation(MultiOutputRiskMeasureMCObjective):
r"""A multi-output MC expectation risk measure.
For unconstrained problems, we recommend using the `ExpectationPosteriorTransform`
instead. `ExpectationPosteriorTransform` directly transforms the posterior
distribution over `q * n_w` to a posterior of `q` expectations, significantly
reducing the cost of posterior sampling as a result.
"""
[docs] def forward(self, samples: Tensor, X: Optional[Tensor] = None) -> Tensor:
r"""Calculate the expectation of the given samples. Expectation is
calculated over each `n_w` samples in the q-batch dimension.
Args:
samples: A `sample_shape x batch_shape x (q * n_w) x m`-dim tensor of
posterior samples. The q-batches should be ordered so that each
`n_w` block of samples correspond to the same input.
X: A `batch_shape x q x d`-dim tensor of inputs. Ignored.
Returns:
A `sample_shape x batch_shape x q x m`-dim tensor of expectation samples.
"""
prepared_samples = self._prepare_samples(samples)
return prepared_samples.mean(dim=-2)
[docs]class IndependentCVaR(CVaR, MultiOutputRiskMeasureMCObjective):
r"""The multi-output Conditional Value-at-Risk risk measure that operates on
each output dimension independently. Since this does not consider the joint
distribution of the outputs (i.e., that the outputs were evaluated on same
perturbed input and are not independent), the risk estimates provided by
`IndependentCVaR` in general are more optimistic than the definition of CVaR
would suggest.
The Conditional Value-at-Risk measures the expectation of the worst outcomes
(small rewards or large losses) with a total probability of `1 - alpha`. It
is commonly defined as the conditional expectation of the reward function,
with the condition that the reward is smaller than the corresponding
Value-at-Risk (also defined below).
NOTE: Due to the use of a discrete `w_set` of samples, the VaR and CVaR
calculated here are (possibly biased) Monte-Carlo approximations of the
true risk measures.
"""
def _get_sorted_prepared_samples(self, samples: Tensor) -> Tensor:
r"""Get the prepared samples that are sorted over the `n_w` dimension.
Args:
samples: A `sample_shape x batch_shape x (q * n_w) x m`-dim tensor of
posterior samples. The q-batches should be ordered so that each
`n_w` block of samples correspond to the same input.
Returns:
A `sample_shape x batch_shape x q x n_w x m`-dim tensor of sorted samples.
"""
prepared_samples = self._prepare_samples(samples)
return prepared_samples.sort(dim=-2, descending=True).values
[docs] def forward(self, samples: Tensor, X: Optional[Tensor] = None) -> Tensor:
r"""Calculate the CVaR corresponding to the given samples.
Args:
samples: A `sample_shape x batch_shape x (q * n_w) x m`-dim tensor of
posterior samples. The q-batches should be ordered so that each
`n_w` block of samples correspond to the same input.
X: A `batch_shape x q x d`-dim tensor of inputs. Ignored.
Returns:
A `sample_shape x batch_shape x q x m`-dim tensor of CVaR samples.
"""
sorted_samples = self._get_sorted_prepared_samples(samples)
return sorted_samples[..., self.alpha_idx :, :].mean(dim=-2)
[docs]class IndependentVaR(IndependentCVaR):
r"""The multi-output Value-at-Risk risk measure that operates on each output
dimension independently. For the same reasons as `IndependentCVaR`, the risk
estimates provided by this are in general more optimistic than the definition
of VaR would suggest.
Value-at-Risk measures the smallest possible reward (or largest possible loss)
after excluding the worst outcomes with a total probability of `1 - alpha`. It
is commonly used in financial risk management, and it corresponds to the
`1 - alpha` quantile of a given random variable.
"""
[docs] def forward(self, samples: Tensor, X: Optional[Tensor] = None) -> Tensor:
r"""Calculate the VaR corresponding to the given samples.
Args:
samples: A `sample_shape x batch_shape x (q * n_w) x m`-dim tensor of
posterior samples. The q-batches should be ordered so that each
`n_w` block of samples correspond to the same input.
X: A `batch_shape x q x d`-dim tensor of inputs. Ignored.
Returns:
A `sample_shape x batch_shape x q x m`-dim tensor of VaR samples.
"""
sorted_samples = self._get_sorted_prepared_samples(samples)
return sorted_samples[..., self.alpha_idx, :]
[docs]class MultiOutputWorstCase(MultiOutputRiskMeasureMCObjective):
r"""The multi-output worst-case risk measure."""
[docs] def forward(self, samples: Tensor, X: Optional[Tensor] = None) -> Tensor:
r"""Calculate the worst-case measure corresponding to the given samples.
Args:
samples: A `sample_shape x batch_shape x (q * n_w) x m`-dim tensor of
posterior samples. The q-batches should be ordered so that each
`n_w` block of samples correspond to the same input.
X: A `batch_shape x q x d`-dim tensor of inputs. Ignored.
Returns:
A `sample_shape x batch_shape x q x m`-dim tensor of worst-case samples.
"""
prepared_samples = self._prepare_samples(samples)
return prepared_samples.min(dim=-2).values
[docs]class MVaR(MultiOutputRiskMeasureMCObjective):
r"""The multivariate Value-at-Risk as introduced in [Prekopa2012MVaR]_.
MVaR is defined as the non-dominated set of points in the extended domain
of the random variable that have multivariate CDF greater than or equal to
`alpha`. Note that MVaR is set valued and the size of the set depends on the
particular realizations of the random variable. [Cousin2013MVaR]_ instead
propose to use the expectation of the set-valued MVaR as the multivariate
VaR. We support this alternative with an `expectation` flag.
"""
_verify_output_shape = False
def __init__(
self,
n_w: int,
alpha: float,
expectation: bool = False,
weights: Optional[Tensor] = None,
pad_to_n_w: bool = False,
filter_dominated: bool = True,
) -> None:
r"""The multivariate Value-at-Risk.
Args:
n_w: The size of the `w_set` to calculate the risk measure over.
alpha: The risk level of MVaR, float in `(0.0, 1.0]`. Each MVaR value
dominates `alpha` fraction of all observations.
expectation: If True, returns the expectation of the MVaR set as is
done in [Cousin2013MVaR]_. Otherwise, it returns the union of all
values in the MVaR set. Default: False.
weights: An optional `m`-dim tensor of weights for scaling
multi-output samples before calculating the risk measure.
This can also be used to make sure that all outputs are
correctly aligned for maximization by negating those that are
originally defined for minimization.
pad_to_n_w: If True, instead of padding up to `k'`, which is the size of
the largest MVaR set across all batches, we pad the MVaR set up to
`n_w`. This produces a return tensor of known size, however, it may
in general be much larger than the alternative. See `forward` for
more details on the return shape.
NOTE: this is only relevant if `expectation=False`.
filter_dominated: If True, returns the non-dominated subset of
alpha level points (this is MVaR as defined by [Prekopa2012MVaR]_).
Disabling this will make it faster, and may be preferable if
the dominated points will be filtered out later, e.g., while
calculating the hypervolume. Disabling this is not recommended
if `expectation=True`.
"""
super().__init__(n_w=n_w, weights=weights)
if not 0 < alpha <= 1:
raise ValueError("`alpha` must be in (0.0, 1.0]")
self.alpha = alpha
self.expectation = expectation
self.pad_to_n_w = pad_to_n_w
self.filter_dominated = filter_dominated
[docs] def get_mvar_set_cpu(self, Y: Tensor) -> Tensor:
r"""Find MVaR set based on the definition in [Prekopa2012MVaR]_.
NOTE: This is much faster on CPU for large `n_w` than the alternative but it
is significantly slower on GPU. Based on empirical evidence, this is recommended
when running on CPU with `n_w > 64`.
This first calculates the CDF for each point on the extended domain of the
random variable (the grid defined by the given samples), then takes the
values with CDF equal to (rounded if necessary) `alpha`. The non-dominated
subset of these form the MVaR set.
Args:
Y: A `batch x n_w x m`-dim tensor of outcomes. This is currently
restricted to `m = 2` objectives.
TODO: Support `m > 2` objectives.
Returns:
A `batch` length list of `k x m`-dim tensor of MVaR values, where `k`
depends on the corresponding batch inputs. Note that MVaR values in general
are not in-sample points.
"""
if Y.dim() == 3:
return [self.get_mvar_set_cpu(y_) for y_ in Y]
m = Y.shape[-1]
if m != 2: # pragma: no cover
raise ValueError("`get_mvar_set_cpu` only supports `m=2` outcomes!")
# Generate sets of all unique values in each output dimension.
# Note that points in MVaR are bounded from above by the
# independent VaR of each objective. Hence, we only need to
# consider the unique outcomes that are less than or equal to
# the VaR of the independent objectives
var_alpha_idx = ceil(self.alpha * self.n_w) - 1
Y_sorted = Y.topk(Y.shape[0] - var_alpha_idx, dim=0, largest=False).values
unique_outcomes_list = [
Y_sorted[:, i].unique().tolist()[::-1] for i in range(m)
]
# Convert this into a list of m dictionaries mapping values to indices.
unique_outcomes = [
dict(zip(outcomes, range(len(outcomes))))
for outcomes in unique_outcomes_list
]
# Initialize a tensor counting the number of points in Y that a given grid point
# is dominated by. This will essentially be a non-normalized CDF.
counter_tensor = torch.zeros(
[len(outcomes) for outcomes in unique_outcomes],
dtype=torch.long,
device=Y.device,
)
# populate the tensor, counting the dominated points.
# we only need to consider points in Y where at least one
# objective is less than the max objective value in
# unique_outcomes_list
max_vals = torch.tensor(
[o[0] for o in unique_outcomes_list], dtype=Y.dtype, device=Y.device
)
mask = (Y < max_vals).any(dim=-1)
counter_tensor += self.n_w - mask.sum()
Y_pruned = Y[mask]
for y_ in Y_pruned:
starting_idcs = [unique_outcomes[i].get(y_[i].item(), 0) for i in range(m)]
counter_tensor[starting_idcs[0] :, starting_idcs[1] :] += 1
# Get the count alpha-level points should have.
alpha_count = ceil(self.alpha * self.n_w)
# Get the alpha level indices.
alpha_level_indices = (counter_tensor == alpha_count).nonzero(as_tuple=False)
# If there are no exact alpha level points, get the smallest alpha' > alpha
# and find the corresponding alpha level indices.
if alpha_level_indices.numel() == 0:
min_greater_than_alpha = counter_tensor[counter_tensor > alpha_count].min()
alpha_level_indices = (counter_tensor == min_greater_than_alpha).nonzero(
as_tuple=False
)
unique_outcomes = [
torch.as_tensor(list(outcomes.keys()), device=Y.device, dtype=Y.dtype)
for outcomes in unique_outcomes
]
alpha_level_points = torch.stack(
[
unique_outcomes[i][alpha_level_indices[:, i]]
for i in range(len(unique_outcomes))
],
dim=-1,
)
# MVaR is simply the non-dominated subset of alpha level points.
if self.filter_dominated:
mask = is_non_dominated(alpha_level_points)
mvar = alpha_level_points[mask]
else:
mvar = alpha_level_points
return mvar
[docs] def get_mvar_set_gpu(self, Y: Tensor) -> Tensor:
r"""Find MVaR set based on the definition in [Prekopa2012MVaR]_.
NOTE: This is much faster on GPU than the alternative but it scales very poorly
on CPU as `n_w` increases. This should be preferred if a GPU is available or
when `n_w <= 64`. In addition, this supports `m >= 2` outcomes (vs `m = 2` for
the CPU version) and it should be used if `m > 2`.
This first calculates the CDF for each point on the extended domain of the
random variable (the grid defined by the given samples), then takes the
values with CDF equal to (rounded if necessary) `alpha`. The non-dominated
subset of these form the MVaR set.
Args:
Y: A `batch x n_w x m`-dim tensor of observations.
Returns:
A `batch` length list of `k x m`-dim tensor of MVaR values, where `k`
depends on the corresponding batch inputs. Note that MVaR values in general
are not in-sample points.
"""
if Y.dim() == 2:
Y = Y.unsqueeze(0)
batch, m = Y.shape[0], Y.shape[-1]
# Note that points in MVaR are bounded from above by the
# independent VaR of each objective. Hence, we only need to
# consider the unique outcomes that are less than or equal to
# the VaR of the independent objectives
var_alpha_idx = ceil(self.alpha * self.n_w) - 1
n_points = Y.shape[-2] - var_alpha_idx
Y_sorted = Y.topk(n_points, dim=-2, largest=False).values
# `y_grid` is the grid formed by all inputs in each batch.
if m == 2:
# This is significantly faster but only works with m=2.
y_grid = torch.stack(
[
Y_sorted[..., 0].repeat_interleave(repeats=n_points, dim=-1),
Y_sorted[..., 1].repeat(1, n_points),
],
dim=-1,
)
else:
y_grid = torch.stack(
[
torch.stack(
torch.meshgrid([Y_sorted[b, :, i] for i in range(m)]),
dim=-1,
).view(-1, m)
for b in range(batch)
],
dim=0,
)
# Get the non-normalized CDF.
cdf = (Y.unsqueeze(-2) >= y_grid.unsqueeze(-3)).all(dim=-1).sum(dim=-2)
# Get the alpha level points
alpha_count = ceil(self.alpha * self.n_w)
# NOTE: Need to loop here since mvar may have different shapes.
mvar = []
for b in range(batch):
alpha_level_points = y_grid[b][cdf[b] == alpha_count]
# If there are no exact alpha level points, get the smallest alpha' > alpha
# and find the corresponding alpha level indices.
if alpha_level_points.numel() == 0:
min_greater_than_alpha = cdf[b][cdf[b] > alpha_count].min()
alpha_level_points = y_grid[b][cdf[b] == min_greater_than_alpha]
# MVaR is the non-dominated subset of alpha level points.
if self.filter_dominated:
mask = is_non_dominated(alpha_level_points)
mvar.append(alpha_level_points[mask])
else:
mvar.append(alpha_level_points)
return mvar
[docs] def forward(self, samples: Tensor, X: Optional[Tensor] = None) -> Tensor:
r"""Calculate the MVaR corresponding to the given samples.
Args:
samples: A `sample_shape x batch_shape x (q * n_w) x m`-dim tensor of
posterior samples. The q-batches should be ordered so that each
`n_w` block of samples correspond to the same input.
X: A `batch_shape x q x d`-dim tensor of inputs. Ignored.
Returns:
A `sample_shape x batch_shape x q x m`-dim tensor of MVaR values,
if `self.expectation=True`.
Otherwise, this returns a `sample_shape x batch_shape x (q * k') x m`-dim
tensor, where `k'` is the maximum `k` across all batches that is returned
by `get_mvar_set_...`. Each `(q * k') x m` corresponds to the `k` MVaR
values for each `q` batch of `n_w` inputs, padded up to `k'` by repeating
the last element. If `self.pad_to_n_w`, we set `k' = self.n_w`, producing
a deterministic return shape.
"""
batch_shape, m = samples.shape[:-2], samples.shape[-1]
prepared_samples = self._prepare_samples(samples)
# This is -1 x n_w x m.
prepared_samples = prepared_samples.reshape(-1, *prepared_samples.shape[-2:])
# Get the mvar set using the appropriate method based on device, m & n_w.
# NOTE: The `n_w <= 64` part is based on testing on a 24 core CPU.
# `get_mvar_set_gpu` heavily relies on parallelized batch computations and
# may scale worse on CPUs with fewer cores.
# Using `no_grad` here since `MVaR` is not differentiable.
with torch.no_grad():
if (
samples.device == torch.device("cpu")
and m == 2
and prepared_samples.shape[-2] <= 64
):
mvar_set = self.get_mvar_set_cpu(prepared_samples)
else:
mvar_set = self.get_mvar_set_gpu(prepared_samples)
if samples.requires_grad:
# TODO: Investigate differentiability of MVaR.
warnings.warn(
"Got `samples` that requires grad, but computing MVaR involves "
"non-differentable operations and the results will not be "
"differentiable. This may lead to errors down the line!",
RuntimeWarning,
)
# Set the `pad_size` to either `self.n_w` or the size of the largest MVaR set.
pad_size = self.n_w if self.pad_to_n_w else max([_.shape[0] for _ in mvar_set])
padded_mvar_list = []
for mvar_ in mvar_set:
if self.expectation:
padded_mvar_list.append(mvar_.mean(dim=0))
else:
# Repeat the last entry to make `mvar_set` `n_w x m`.
repeats_needed = pad_size - mvar_.shape[0]
padded_mvar_list.append(
torch.cat([mvar_, mvar_[-1].expand(repeats_needed, m)], dim=0)
)
mvars = torch.stack(padded_mvar_list, dim=0)
return mvars.view(*batch_shape, -1, m)
```