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Maps an identifier to a Python function, e.g., "relu" => tf.nn.relu.

It checks string first and if it is one of customized activation not in TF, the corresponding activation will be returned. For non-customized activation names and callable identifiers, always fallback to tf.keras.activations.get.

Prefers using keras layers when use_keras_layer=True. Now it only supports 'relu', 'linear', 'identity', 'swish', 'mish', 'leaky_relu', and 'gelu'.

identifier String name of the activation function or callable.
use_keras_layer If True, use keras layer if identifier is allow-listed.
**kwargs Keyword arguments to use to instantiate an activation function. Available only for 'leaky_relu' and 'gelu' when using keras layers. For example: get_activation('leaky_relu', use_keras_layer=True, alpha=0.1)

A Python function corresponding to the activation function or a keras activation layer when use_keras_layer=True.