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Loads the MNIST dataset.

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

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


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.