Reading Material for RNNs

Hi Deep Learning Community,

Apologies if this is redundant (didn’t find in search), but was wondering if there’s an online textbook or reading material to better understand how RNNs work? I know there are white papers out there and Chris Colah wrote about RNNs & LSTMs a while back: Understanding LSTM Networks -- colah's blog

Hi @B0bby

The Chris Colah blog post is very good at explaining how RNNs work and I don’t there are significantly better posts out there.
I would suggest to implement the RNN for yourself in excel or similar. At least for me, that made a lot of things clear. Here is some screenshots of it (RNN and LSTM). There is some magic when your Excel spreadsheet can translate sentences from English to German :slight_smile: .


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