TM: backward predictions?

Is it possible to do predictions with TM backwards ? AND of course mid-sequence too !

If not, will it work if I train with the sequence and then also with its reverse ?

Hey =)
I once tried it and for me it didn’t work… I think it is because of the dependence of HTM on real streaming data… but this is just an idea :blush:
In my case it was a cross validation… and was working for all forward streams… but as soon as I passed the backward ones there were a lot of errors :grin:

But maybe someone else knows more details than me =)

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Backwards will not work unless it has seen backwards sequences before. Playing something backwards is a high-level task.

Mid-sequence will work. You must train with the reverse patterns and treat them just like any other patterns if you want to match them.