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Computes the sum of elements across dimensions of a tensor. (deprecated arguments)

Used in the notebooks

Used in the tutorials

Reduces input_tensor along the dimensions given in axis. Unless keepdims is true, the rank of the tensor is reduced by 1 for each of the entries in axis, which must be unique. If keepdims is true, the reduced dimensions are retained with length 1.

If axis is None, all dimensions are reduced, and a tensor with a single element is returned.

For example:

x = tf.constant([[1, 1, 1], [1, 1, 1]])
tf.reduce_sum(x)  # 6
tf.reduce_sum(x, 0)  # [2, 2, 2]
tf.reduce_sum(x, 1)  # [3, 3]
tf.reduce_sum(x, 1, keepdims=True)  # [[3], [3]]
tf.reduce_sum(x, [0, 1])  # 6

input_tensor The tensor to reduce. Should have numeric type.
axis The dimensions to reduce. If None (the default), reduces all dimensions. Must be in the range [-rank(input_tensor), rank(input_tensor)).
keepdims If true, retains reduced dimensions with length 1.
name A name for the operation (optional).
reduction_indices The old (deprecated) name for axis.
keep_dims Deprecated alias for keepdims.

The reduced tensor, of the same dtype as the input_tensor.

Numpy Compatibility

Equivalent to np.sum apart the fact that numpy upcast uint8 and int32 to int64 while tensorflow returns the same dtype as the input.