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Defined in generated file: python/ops/

Fake-quantize the 'inputs' tensor of type float and one of the shapes: [d],


  • tf.compat.v1.fake_quant_with_min_max_vars_per_channel
  • tf.compat.v1.quantization.fake_quant_with_min_max_vars_per_channel
  • tf.compat.v2.quantization.fake_quant_with_min_max_vars_per_channel

[b, d] [b, h, w, d] via per-channel floats min and max of shape [d] to 'outputs' tensor of same shape as inputs.

[min; max] define the clamping range for the inputs data. inputs values are quantized into the quantization range ([0; 2^num_bits - 1] when narrow_range is false and [1; 2^num_bits - 1] when it is true) and then de-quantized and output as floats in [min; max] interval. num_bits is the bitwidth of the quantization; between 2 and 16, inclusive.

Before quantization, min and max values are adjusted with the following logic. It is suggested to have min <= 0 <= max. If 0 is not in the range of values, the behavior can be unexpected: If 0 < min < max: min_adj = 0 and max_adj = max - min. If min < max < 0: min_adj = min - max and max_adj = 0. If min <= 0 <= max: scale = (max - min) / (2^num_bits - 1), min_adj = scale * round(min / scale) and max_adj = max + min_adj - min.

This operation has a gradient and thus allows for training min and max values.


  • inputs: A Tensor of type float32.
  • min: A Tensor of type float32.
  • max: A Tensor of type float32.
  • num_bits: An optional int. Defaults to 8.
  • narrow_range: An optional bool. Defaults to False.
  • name: A name for the operation (optional).


A Tensor of type float32.