tf.raw_ops.ReverseSequence

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Reverses variable length slices.

This op first slices input along the dimension batch_dim, and for each slice i, reverses the first seq_lengths[i] elements along the dimension seq_dim.

The elements of seq_lengths must obey seq_lengths[i] <= input.dims[seq_dim], and seq_lengths must be a vector of length input.dims[batch_dim].

The output slice i along dimension batch_dim is then given by input slice i, with the first seq_lengths[i] slices along dimension seq_dim reversed.

For example:

# Given this:
batch_dim = 0
seq_dim = 1
input.dims = (4, 8, ...)
seq_lengths = [7, 2, 3, 5]

# then slices of input are reversed on seq_dim, but only up to seq_lengths:
output[0, 0:7, :, ...] = input[0, 7:0:-1, :, ...]
output[1, 0:2, :, ...] = input[1, 2:0:-1, :, ...]
output[2, 0:3, :, ...] = input[2, 3:0:-1, :, ...]
output[3, 0:5, :, ...] = input[3, 5:0:-1, :, ...]

# while entries past seq_lens are copied through:
output[0, 7:, :, ...] = input[0, 7:, :, ...]
output[1, 2:, :, ...] = input[1, 2:, :, ...]
output[2, 3:, :, ...] = input[2, 3:, :, ...]
output[3, 2:, :, ...] = input[3, 2:, :, ...]

In contrast, if:

# Given this:
batch_dim = 2
seq_dim = 0
input.dims = (8, ?, 4, ...)
seq_lengths = [7, 2, 3, 5]

# then slices of input are reversed on seq_dim, but only up to seq_lengths:
output[0:7, :, 0, :, ...] = input[7:0:-1, :, 0, :, ...]
output[0:2, :, 1, :, ...] = input[2:0:-1, :, 1, :, ...]
output[0:3, :, 2, :, ...] = input[3:0:-1, :, 2, :, ...]
output[0:5, :, 3, :, ...] = input[5:0:-1, :, 3, :, ...]

# while entries past seq_lens are copied through:
output[7:, :, 0, :, ...] = input[7:, :, 0, :, ...]
output[2:, :, 1, :, ...] = input[2:, :, 1, :, ...]
output[3:, :, 2, :, ...] = input[3:, :, 2, :, ...]
output[2:, :, 3, :, ...] = input[2:, :, 3, :, ...]

input A Tensor. The input to reverse.
seq_lengths A Tensor. Must be one of the following types: int32, int64. 1-D with length input.dims(batch_dim) and max(seq_lengths) <= input.dims(seq_dim)
seq_dim An int. The dimension which is partially reversed.
batch_dim An optional int. Defaults to 0. The dimension along which reversal is performed.
name A name for the operation (optional).

A Tensor. Has the same type as input.