Tips for Training Recurrent Neural Networks

Some practical tricks for training recurrent neural networks:

Optimization Setup

Network Structure

Model Parameters

I hope this collection of tips is helpful. Please feel free to post further suggestions for the list and ask questions.

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  author = {Hafner, Danijar},
  title = {Tips for Training Recurrent Neural Networks},
  year = {2017},
  howpublished = {Blog post},
  url = {}