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Configuration for parsing a fixed-length input feature.
    shape, dtype, default_value=None

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To treat sparse input as dense, provide a default_value; otherwise, the parse functions will fail on any examples missing this feature.


  • shape: Shape of input data.
  • dtype: Data type of input.
  • default_value: Value to be used if an example is missing this feature. It must be compatible with dtype and of the specified shape.


  • shape
  • dtype
  • default_value