tf.less(x, y, name=None)

tf.less(x, y, name=None)

See the guide: Control Flow > Comparison Operators

Returns the truth value of (x < y) element-wise.

NOTE: Less supports broadcasting. More about broadcasting here


  • x: A Tensor. Must be one of the following types: float32, float64, int32, int64, uint8, int16, int8, uint16, half.
  • y: A Tensor. Must have the same type as x.
  • name: A name for the operation (optional).


A Tensor of type bool.

Defined in tensorflow/python/ops/