How to define a static placeholder in tensorflow?

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by orpha , in category: Third Party Scripts , 15 days ago

How to define a static placeholder in tensorflow?

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by lew , 15 days ago

@orpha 

In TensorFlow, a static placeholder can be defined using the tf.placeholder function. This function creates a symbolic tensor that will be used as a placeholder for input data during the execution of a computational graph.


Here is an example of how to define a static placeholder in TensorFlow:

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import tensorflow as tf

# Define a placeholder with a specific shape and data type
input_placeholder = tf.placeholder(tf.float32, shape=(None, 28, 28, 1))

# Use the placeholder in a computational graph
output = some_function(input_placeholder)

# Create a TensorFlow session and run the graph
with tf.Session() as sess:
    result = sess.run(output, feed_dict={input_placeholder: input_data})


In this example, input_placeholder is a static placeholder with a shape of (None, 28, 28, 1) and a data type of tf.float32. The placeholder is then used as an input to a function some_function, and the computational graph is executed using the input data input_data provided via the feed_dict argument in the sess.run() function.


Static placeholders are useful for providing input data to TensorFlow models during training or inference, and allow for flexibility in the shape and data type of the input data.