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tf.constant_initializer

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Class constant_initializer

Initializer that generates tensors with constant values.

Inherits From: Initializer

Aliases:

Used in the guide:

Used in the tutorials:

The resulting tensor is populated with values of type dtype, as specified by arguments value following the desired shape of the new tensor (see examples below).

The argument value can be a constant value, or a list of values of type dtype. If value is a list, then the length of the list must be less than or equal to the number of elements implied by the desired shape of the tensor. In the case where the total number of elements in value is less than the number of elements required by the tensor shape, the last element in value will be used to fill the remaining entries. If the total number of elements in value is greater than the number of elements required by the tensor shape, the initializer will raise a ValueError.

Args:

  • value: A Python scalar, list or tuple of values, or a N-dimensional numpy array. All elements of the initialized variable will be set to the corresponding value in the value argument.

Raises:

  • TypeError: If the input value is not one of the expected types.

Examples:

The following example can be rewritten using a numpy.ndarray instead of the value list, even reshaped, as shown in the two commented lines below the value list initialization.

  import numpy as np
    >>> import tensorflow as tf
  
    <code></code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt; value = [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt; # value = np.array(value)</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt; # value = value.reshape([2, 4])</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt; init = tf.compat.v1.constant_initializer(value)</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode"></code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;     </code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt; print(&#39;fitting shape:&#39;)</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt; with tf.compat.v1.Session():</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt;   x = tf.compat.v1.get_variable(&#39;x&#39;, shape=[2, 4], initializer=init)</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt;   x.initializer.run()</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt;   print(x.eval())</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode"></code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;     </code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;     fitting shape:</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;     [[ 0.  1.  2.  3.]</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;      [ 4.  5.  6.  7.]]</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;     </code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt; print(&#39;larger shape:&#39;)</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt; with tf.compat.v1.Session():</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt;   x = tf.compat.v1.get_variable(&#39;x&#39;, shape=[3, 4], initializer=init)</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt;   x.initializer.run()</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt;   print(x.eval())</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode"></code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;     </code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;     larger shape:</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;     [[ 0.  1.  2.  3.]</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;      [ 4.  5.  6.  7.]</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;      [ 7.  7.  7.  7.]]</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;     </code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt; print(&#39;smaller shape:&#39;)</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt; with tf.compat.v1.Session():</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">  &gt;&gt;&gt;   x = tf.compat.v1.get_variable(&#39;x&#39;, shape=[2, 3], initializer=init)</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode"></code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;     </code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&gt;       ValueError: Too many elements provided. Needed at most 6, but received 8</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode"></code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&lt;h2 id=&quot;__init__&quot;&gt;&lt;code&gt;__init__&lt;/code&gt;&lt;/h2&gt;</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode"></code>
  <code class="no-select nocode">&lt;a target=&quot;_blank&quot; href=&quot;https://github.com/tensorflow/tensorflow/blob/r2.0/tensorflow/python/ops/init_ops_v2.py#L190-L195&quot;&gt;View source&lt;/a&gt;</code>
  <code class="no-select nocode"></code>
  <code class="no-select nocode"></code> python
  <strong>init</strong>(value=0)
  

Initialize self. See help(type(self)) for accurate signature.

Methods

__call__

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__call__(
    shape,
    dtype=None
)

Returns a tensor object initialized as specified by the initializer.

Args:

  • shape: Shape of the tensor.
  • dtype: Optional dtype of the tensor. If not provided the dtype of the tensor created will be the type of the inital value.

Raises:

  • TypeError: If the initializer cannot create a tensor of the requested dtype.

from_config

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from_config(
    cls,
    config
)

Instantiates an initializer from a configuration dictionary.

Example:

initializer = RandomUniform(-1, 1)
config = initializer.get_config()
initializer = RandomUniform.from_config(config)

Args:

  • config: A Python dictionary. It will typically be the output of get_config.

Returns:

An Initializer instance.

get_config

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get_config()

Returns the configuration of the initializer as a JSON-serializable dict.

Returns:

A JSON-serializable Python dict.