mars.tensor.any(a, axis=None, out=None, keepdims=None, combine_size=None)[source]#

Test whether any tensor element along a given axis evaluates to True.

Returns single boolean unless axis is not None

  • a (array_like) – Input tensor or object that can be converted to an array.

  • axis (None or int or tuple of ints, optional) –

    Axis or axes along which a logical OR reduction is performed. The default (axis = None) is to perform a logical OR over all the dimensions of the input array. axis may be negative, in which case it counts from the last to the first axis.

    If this is a tuple of ints, a reduction is performed on multiple axes, instead of a single axis or all the axes as before.

  • out (Tensor, optional) – Alternate output tensor in which to place the result. It must have the same shape as the expected output and its type is preserved (e.g., if it is of type float, then it will remain so, returning 1.0 for True and 0.0 for False, regardless of the type of a). See doc.ufuncs (Section “Output arguments”) for details.

  • keepdims (bool, optional) –

    If this is set to True, the axes which are reduced are left in the result as dimensions with size one. With this option, the result will broadcast correctly against the input tensor.

    If the default value is passed, then keepdims will not be passed through to the any method of sub-classes of Tensor, however any non-default value will be. If the sub-classes sum method does not implement keepdims any exceptions will be raised.

  • combine_size (int, optional) – The number of chunks to combine.


any – A new boolean or Tensor is returned unless out is specified, in which case a reference to out is returned.

Return type

bool or Tensor

See also


equivalent method


Test whether all elements along a given axis evaluate to True.


Not a Number (NaN), positive infinity and negative infinity evaluate to True because these are not equal to zero.


>>> import mars.tensor as mt
>>> mt.any([[True, False], [True, True]]).execute()
>>> mt.any([[True, False], [False, False]], axis=0).execute()
array([ True, False])
>>> mt.any([-1, 0, 5]).execute()
>>> mt.any(mt.nan).execute()