# Source code for monai.networks.blocks.transformerblock

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import torch.nn as nn
from monai.networks.blocks.mlp import MLPBlock
from monai.networks.blocks.selfattention import SABlock
[docs]class TransformerBlock(nn.Module):
"""
A transformer block, based on: "Dosovitskiy et al.,
An Image is Worth 16x16 Words: Transformers for Image Recognition at Scale <https://arxiv.org/abs/2010.11929>"
"""
[docs] def __init__(
self, hidden_size: int, mlp_dim: int, num_heads: int, dropout_rate: float = 0.0, qkv_bias: bool = False
) -> None:
"""
Args:
hidden_size: dimension of hidden layer.
mlp_dim: dimension of feedforward layer.
num_heads: number of attention heads.
dropout_rate: faction of the input units to drop.
qkv_bias: apply bias term for the qkv linear layer
"""
super().__init__()
if not (0 <= dropout_rate <= 1):
raise ValueError("dropout_rate should be between 0 and 1.")
if hidden_size % num_heads != 0:
raise ValueError("hidden_size should be divisible by num_heads.")
self.mlp = MLPBlock(hidden_size, mlp_dim, dropout_rate)
self.norm1 = nn.LayerNorm(hidden_size)
self.attn = SABlock(hidden_size, num_heads, dropout_rate, qkv_bias)
self.norm2 = nn.LayerNorm(hidden_size)
[docs] def forward(self, x):
x = x + self.attn(self.norm1(x))
x = x + self.mlp(self.norm2(x))
return x
```