Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services - Third Edition

Use Cognitive Services APIs to add AI capabilities to your applications, 3rd Edition
Packt Publishing
  • 3. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 27. September 2018
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 312 Seiten
978-1-78980-061-6 (ISBN)
Build smarter applications with AI capabilities using Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs without much hassle

Key Features

Explore the Cognitive Services APIs for building machine learning applications
Build applications with computer vision, speech recognition, and language processing capabilities
Learn to implement human-like cognitive intelligence for your applications

Book DescriptionMicrosoft Cognitive Services is a set of APIs for adding intelligence to your application and leverage the power of AI to solve any business problem using the cognitive capabilities.

This book will be your practical guide to working with cognitive APIs developed by Microsoft and provided with the Azure platform to developers and businesses. You will learn to integrate the APIs with your applications in Visual Studio. The book introduces you to about 24 APIs including Emotion, Language, Vision, Speech, Knowledge, and Search among others. With the easy-to-follow examples you will be able to develop applications for image processing, speech recognition, text procession, and so on to enhance the capability of your applications to perform more human-like tasks. Going ahead, the book will help you work with the datasets that enable your applications to process various data in form of image, videos, and texts.

By the end of the book, you will get confident to explore the Cognitive Services APIs for your applications and make them intelligent for deploying in businesses.

What you will learn

Identify a person through visual and audio inspection
Reduce user effort by utilizing AI-like capabilities
Understand how to analyze images and texts in different ways
Analyze images using Vision APIs
Add video analysis to applications using Vision APIs
Utilize Search to find anything you want
Analyze text to extract information and explore text structure

Who this book is forLearning Microsoft Cognitive Services is for developers and machine learning enthusiasts who want to get started with building intelligent applications without much programming knowledge. Some prior knowledge of .NET and Visual Studio will help you undertake the tasks explained in this book.
3rd Revised edition
  • Englisch
  • Birmingham
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  • Großbritannien
  • Überarbeitete Ausgabe
  • Höhe: 236 mm
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  • Breite: 195 mm
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  • Dicke: 22 mm
  • 583 gr
978-1-78980-061-6 (9781789800616)
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Leif Larsen is a software engineer based in Norway. After earning a degree in computer engineering, he went on to work with the design and configuration of industrial control systems, for the most part, in the oil and gas industry. Over the last few years, he has worked as a developer, developing and maintaining geographical information systems, working with .NET technology. Today, he is working with a start-up, developing a brand new SaaS product. In his spare time, he develops mobile apps and explores new technologies to keep up with the high-paced tech world. You can find out more about him by checking out his blog, "Leif Larsen", and following him on Twitter (@leif_larsen) and LinkedIn (lhlarsen).
Table of Contents

Getting Started with Microsoft Cognitive Services
Analyzing Images to Recognize a Face
Analyzing Videos
Letting Applications Understand Commands
Speaking with Your Application
Understanding Text
Extending Knowledge Based on Context
Querying Structured Data in a Natural Way
Adding Specialized Searches
Connecting the Pieces
Appendix A: LUIS Entities and Additional Information on Linguistic Analysis
Appendix B: License Information

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