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Python – tensorflow.math.pow()

  • Last Updated : 11 Jun, 2020

TensorFlow is open-source python library designed by Google to develop Machine Learning models and deep learning  neural networks. pow() is used to find element wise x^y.

Syntax: tf.math.pow(x, y, name)

Parameter:

  • x: It’s the input tensor. Allowed dtype for this tensor are float16, float32, float64, int32, int64, complex64, or complex128.
  • y: It’s the input tensor of same dtype as x.
  • name(optional): It’s defines the name for the operation.

Returns:
It returns a tensor of same dtype as x.

Example 1:



Python3




# Importing the library
import tensorflow as tf
  
# Initializing the input tensor
a = tf.constant([.2, .5, .7, 1], dtype = tf.float64)
b = tf.constant([.1, .3, 1, 5], dtype = tf.float64)
  
# Printing the input tensor
print('a: ', a)
print('b: ', b)
  
# Calculating result
res = tf.math.pow(x = a, y = b)
  
# Printing the result
print('Result: ', res)

Output:

a:  tf.Tensor([0.2 0.5 0.7 1. ], shape=(4, ), dtype=float64)
b:  tf.Tensor([0.1 0.3 1.  5. ], shape=(4, ), dtype=float64)
Result:  tf.Tensor([0.85133992 0.8122524  0.7        1.        ], shape=(4, ), dtype=float64)


Example 2: This example uses negative values in y that will raise error.

Python3




# importing the library
import tensorflow as tf
  
# Initializing the input tensor
a = tf.constant([2, 5, 7, 1], dtype = tf.int64)
b = tf.constant([-1, -6, 8, 0], dtype = tf.int64)
  
# Printing the input tensor
print('a: ', a)
print('b: ', b)
  
# Calculating result
res = tf.math.pow(x = a, y = b)
  
# Printing the result
print('Result: ', res)

Output:

a:  tf.Tensor([2 5 7 1], shape=(4, ), dtype=int64)
b:  tf.Tensor([-1 -6  8  0], shape=(4, ), dtype=int64)

---------------------------------------------------------------------------

InvalidArgumentError                      Traceback (most recent call last)

 in ()
     11 
     12 # Calculating result
---> 13 res = tf.math.pow(x = a, y = b)
     14 
     15 # Printing the result

4 frames

/usr/local/lib/python3.6/dist-packages/six.py in raise_from(value, from_value)


InvalidArgumentError: Integers to negative integer powers are not allowed [Op:Pow]

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