# optuna.integration.LightGBMPruningCallback¶

class optuna.integration.LightGBMPruningCallback(trial, metric, valid_name='valid_0')[source]

Callback for LightGBM to prune unpromising trials.

See the example if you want to add a pruning callback which observes AUC of a LightGBM model.

Parameters
• trial – A Trial corresponding to the current evaluation of the objective function.

• metric – An evaluation metric for pruning, e.g., binary_error and multi_error. Please refer to LightGBM reference for further details.

• valid_name – The name of the target validation. Validation names are specified by valid_names option of train method. If omitted, valid_0 is used which is the default name of the first validation. Note that this argument will be ignored if you are calling cv method instead of train method.