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

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

See the guide: Control Flow > Comparison Operators

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

NOTE: NotEqual supports broadcasting. More about broadcasting here


  • x: A Tensor. Must be one of the following types: half, float32, float64, uint8, int8, int16, int32, int64, complex64, quint8, qint8, qint32, string, bool, complex128.
  • 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/