State Prediction: A Constructive Method to Program Recurrent Neural Networks

  • René Felix Reinhart
  • Jochen Jakob Steil
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6791)


We introduce a novel technique to program desired state sequences into recurrent neural networks in one shot. The basic methodology and its scalability to large and input-driven networks is demonstrated by shaping attractor landscapes, transient dynamics and programming limit cycles. The approach unifies programming of transient and attractor dynamics in a generic framework.


recurrent neural networks input-driven dynamics learning 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • René Felix Reinhart
    • 1
  • Jochen Jakob Steil
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Institute for Cognition and Robotics (CoR-Lab) & Faculty of TechnologyBielefeld UniversityBielefeldGermany

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