What about Pixel CNN++, and Video Pixel Net, WaveNet and ByteNet, that family of models seems to…
Ajay Talati

Hi, I wrote a section on those here: https://medium.com/@culurciello/a-new-kind-of-deep-neural-networks-749bcde19108

but basically they are similar to ladder recurrent nets, and are designed to estimate a distribution of data, rather than useful representations.