PersA-FL: Personalized Asynchronous Federated Learning

  title={PersA-FL: Personalized Asynchronous Federated Learning},
  author={Taha Toghani and Soomin Lee and C{\'e}sar A. Uribe},
We study the personalized federated learning problem under asynchronous updates. In this problem, each client seeks to obtain a personalized model that simultaneously outperforms local and global models. We consider two optimization-based frame-works for personalization: (i) Model-Agnostic Meta-Learning ( MAML ) and (ii) Moreau Envelope ( ME ). MAML involves learning a joint model adapted for each client through fine-tuning, whereas ME requires a bi-level optimization problem with implicit gra… 

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