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tf.math.logical_or

Returns the truth value of x OR y element-wise.

Logical OR function.

Requires that x and y have the same shape or have broadcast-compatible shapes. For example, x and y can be:

  • Two single elements of type bool.
  • One tf.Tensor of type bool and one single bool, where the result will be calculated by applying logical OR with the single element to each element in the larger Tensor.
  • Two tf.Tensor objects of type bool of the same shape. In this case, the result will be the element-wise logical OR of the two input tensors.

You can also use the | operator instead.

Usage:

a = tf.constant([True])
b = tf.constant([False])
tf.math.logical_or(a, b)
<tf.Tensor: shape=(1,), dtype=bool, numpy=array([ True])>
a | b
<tf.Tensor: shape=(1,), dtype=bool, numpy=array([ True])>
c = tf.constant([False])
x = tf.constant([False, True, True, False])
tf.math.logical_or(c, x)
<tf.Tensor: shape=(4,), dtype=bool, numpy=array([False, True,  True, False])>
c | x
<tf.Tensor: shape=(4,), dtype=bool, numpy=array([False, True,  True, False])>
y = tf.constant([False, False, True, True])
z = tf.constant([False, True, False, True])
tf.math.logical_or(y, z)
<tf.Tensor: shape=(4,), dtype=bool, numpy=array([False, True, True, True])>
y | z
<tf.Tensor: shape=(4,), dtype=bool, numpy=array([False, True, True, True])>

This op also supports broadcasting

tf.logical_or([[True, False]], [[True], [False]])
<tf.Tensor: shape=(2, 2), dtype=bool, numpy=
array([[ True,  True],
     [ True, False]])>

The reduction version of this elementwise operation is tf.math.reduce_any.

x A tf.Tensor of type bool.
y A tf.Tensor of type bool.
name A name for the operation (optional).

A tf.Tensor of type bool with the shape that x and y broadcast to.

x A Tensor of type bool.
y A Tensor of type bool.
name A name for the operation (optional).

A Tensor of type bool.