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Embedding Documents using Optimized and Quantized Embedders

Embedding all documents using Quantized Embedders.

The embedders are based on optimized models, created by using optimum-intel and IPEX.

Example text is based on SBERT.

from langchain_community.embeddings import QuantizedBiEncoderEmbeddings

model_name = "Intel/bge-small-en-v1.5-rag-int8-static"
encode_kwargs = {"normalize_embeddings": True} # set True to compute cosine similarity

model = QuantizedBiEncoderEmbeddings(
query_instruction="Represent this sentence for searching relevant passages: ",
loading configuration file inc_config.json from cache at 
INCConfig {
"distillation": {},
"neural_compressor_version": "2.4.1",
"optimum_version": "1.16.2",
"pruning": {},
"quantization": {
"dataset_num_samples": 50,
"is_static": true
"save_onnx_model": false,
"torch_version": "2.2.0",
"transformers_version": "4.37.2"

Using `INCModel` to load a TorchScript model will be deprecated in v1.15.0, to load your model please use `IPEXModel` instead.

Lets ask a question, and compare to 2 documents. The first contains the answer to the question, and the second one does not.

We can check better suits our query.

question = "How many people live in Berlin?"
documents = [
"Berlin had a population of 3,520,031 registered inhabitants in an area of 891.82 square kilometers.",
"Berlin is well known for its museums.",
doc_vecs = model.embed_documents(documents)
Batches: 100%|โ–ˆโ–ˆโ–ˆโ–ˆโ–ˆโ–ˆโ–ˆโ–ˆโ–ˆโ–ˆ| 1/1 [00:00<00:00,  4.18it/s]
query_vec = model.embed_query(question)
import torch
doc_vecs_torch = torch.tensor(doc_vecs)
query_vec_torch = torch.tensor(query_vec)
query_vec_torch @ doc_vecs_torch.T
tensor([0.7980, 0.6529])

We can see that indeed the first one ranks higher.

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