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empty

mxnet.ndarray.empty(shape, ctx=None, dtype=None, stype=None)[source]

Returns a new array of given shape and type, without initializing entries.

Parameters:
  • shape (int or tuple of int) – The shape of the empty array.
  • ctx (Context, optional) – An optional device context (default is the current default context).
  • dtype (str or numpy.dtype, optional) – An optional value type (default is float32).
  • stype (str, optional) – An optional storage type (default is default).
Returns:

A created array.

Return type:

NDArray, CSRNDArray or RowSparseNDArray

Examples

>>> mx.nd.empty(1)
<NDArray 1 @cpu(0)>
>>> mx.nd.empty((1,2), mx.gpu(0))
<NDArray 1x2 @gpu(0)>
>>> mx.nd.empty((1,2), mx.gpu(0), 'float16')
<NDArray 1x2 @gpu(0)>
>>> mx.nd.empty((1,2), stype='csr')
<CSRNDArray 1x2 @cpu(0)>