The Glorot normal initializer, also called Xavier normal initializer.

Inherits From: VarianceScaling

It draws samples from a truncated normal distribution centered on 0 with standard deviation (after truncation) given by stddev = sqrt(2 / (fan_in + fan_out)) where fan_in is the number of input units in the weight tensor and fan_out is the number of output units in the weight tensor.

seed A Python integer. Used to create random seeds. See tf.compat.v1.set_random_seed for behavior.
dtype Default data type, used if no dtype argument is provided when calling the initializer. Only floating point types are supported.


Glorot et al., 2010 (pdf)