create_tensor

paddle.fluid.layers.create_tensor(dtype, name=None, persistable=False)[source]

Create a variable, which will hold a Tensor with data type dtype.

Parameters
  • dtype (string|numpy.dtype) – the data type of Tensor to be created, the data type is bool, float16, float32, float64, int8, int16, int32 and int64.

  • name (string, optional) – The default value is None. Normally there is no need for user to set this property. For more information, please refer to Name

  • persistable (bool) – Set the persistable flag of the create tensor. default value is False.

Returns

The tensor to be created according to dtype.

Return type

Variable

Examples

import paddle.fluid as fluid
tensor = fluid.layers.create_tensor(dtype='float32')