Category Archives: NLP

Full free online course on NLP with Azure Cognitive Services

Hi, With the recent publishing on my 6th episode, I just closed the chapter on using NLP with Azure Cognitive Services. In this course, I explain little by little how to build a chatbot that deals with various tasks, each … Continue reading

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Natural search against #rdbms & #ecm from within #chatbots using #luis & #linguisticanalysis

Hi, My 5th episode on Cognitive Services has been published this week-end https://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/MVP-Azure/Cognitive-Services-Episode-5-Natural-search-with-the-Linguistics-API Happy AI!

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Cognitive Services Episode 2 – Creating & Consuming a Cognitive Service. Getting started with a minimal chatbot

Episode 1 was a global introduction to AI & Cognitive Services. Episode 2 is much more hands-on oriented and is aimed at building fundamental assets for the next episodes. You will learn how to get started with a minimal chatbot … Continue reading

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Azure Cognitive Services – Episode 1 – Setting the scene

In this episode, I will draw the AI landscape of the Microsoft ecosystem. I want you to be a little more familiar with fundamental topics such as Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing which might sound a little … Continue reading

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IBM Watson’s Conversation Service vs LUIS+Bot framework to build chatbots

Hi, [Update 09/2017: learn how to bring huge capabilities to your bot by watching my free Channel9 course] It is always dangerous to compare softwares/services from different vendors as benchmarking is rarely exhaustive and can sometimes be subject to interpretation … Continue reading

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Think twice before enabling Bing Spell Check at LUIS level

Hi, Enabling Bing Spell Check, one of the Azure Cognitive Services at LUIS level is a piece of cake, indeed, this involves the following steps: Getting a key Registering the key in LUIS Associating that key to your LUIS application … Continue reading

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How to properly train Microsoft LUIS?

Hi, I’m now working with LUIS since late December 2016 and I have detected some patterns that I think can be very useful when training your models. My observations are based on models that served different purposes. I’m not going … Continue reading

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