tf.keras.datasets.mnist.load_data

tf.keras.datasets.mnist.load_data(path='mnist.npz')

Defined in tensorflow/python/keras/datasets/mnist.py.

Loads the MNIST dataset.

Arguments:

  • path: path where to cache the dataset locally (relative to ~/.keras/datasets).

Returns:

Tuple of Numpy arrays: `(x_train, y_train), (x_test, y_test)`.

License: Yann LeCun and Corinna Cortes hold the copyright of MNIST dataset, which is a derivative work from original NIST datasets. MNIST dataset is made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 license.