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tf.stack

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Stacks a list of rank-R tensors into one rank-(R+1) tensor.

Packs the list of tensors in values into a tensor with rank one higher than each tensor in values, by packing them along the axis dimension. Given a list of length N of tensors of shape (A, B, C);

if axis == 0 then the output tensor will have the shape (N, A, B, C). if axis == 1 then the output tensor will have the shape (A, N, B, C). Etc.

For example:

x = tf.constant([1, 4])
y = tf.constant([2, 5])
z = tf.constant([3, 6])
tf.stack([x, y, z])  # [[1, 4], [2, 5], [3, 6]] (Pack along first dim.)
tf.stack([x, y, z], axis=1)  # [[1, 2, 3], [4, 5, 6]]

This is the opposite of unstack. The numpy equivalent is

tf.stack([x, y, z]) = np.stack([x, y, z])

values A list of Tensor objects with the same shape and type.
axis An int. The axis to stack along. Defaults to the first dimension. Negative values wrap around, so the valid range is [-(R+1), R+1).
name A name for this operation (optional).

output A stacked Tensor with the same type as values.

ValueError If axis is out of the range [-(R+1), R+1).