Converts a SparseTensor into a dense tensor.

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For this sparse tensor with three non-empty values:

sp_input = tf.SparseTensor(
  dense_shape=[3, 5],
  values=[7, 8, 9],
  indices =[[0, 1],
            [0, 3],
            [2, 0]])

The output will be a dense [3, 5] tensor with values:

array([[0, 7, 0, 8, 0],
       [0, 0, 0, 0, 0],
       [9, 0, 0, 0, 0]], dtype=int32)

sp_input The input SparseTensor.
default_value Scalar value to set for indices not specified in sp_input. Defaults to zero.
validate_indices A boolean value. If True, indices are checked to make sure they are sorted in lexicographic order and that there are no repeats.
name A name prefix for the returned tensors (optional).

A dense tensor with shape sp_input.dense_shape and values specified by the non-empty values in sp_input. Indices not in sp_input are assigned default_value.

TypeError If sp_input is not a SparseTensor.