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Build AI infused applications that leverage Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Cognitive Search, and Microsoft Bot Framework.

  • Course Start Date: 2022-07-11
  • Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00
  • Duration: 4 days 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Delivery Method(s): Virtual Instructor Led
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Course Outline

Pre-Requisites

Before attending this course, students must have:

Knowledge of Microsoft Azure and ability to navigate the Azure portal
Knowledge of either C# or Python
Familiarity with JSON and REST programming semantics

To gain C# or Python skills, complete the free Take your first steps with C# or Take your first steps with Python learning path before attending the course.

If you are new to artificial intelligence, and want an overview of AI capabilities on Azure, consider completing the Azure AI Fundamentals certification before taking this one.

Lessons

Build AI infused applications that leverage Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Cognitive Search, and Microsoft Bot Framework.

AI-102 Designing and Implementing an Azure AI Solution is intended for software developers wanting to build AI infused applications that leverage Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Cognitive Search, and Microsoft Bot Framework. The course will use C# or Python as the programming language.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Software engineers concerned with building, managing and deploying AI solutions that leverage Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Cognitive Search, and Microsoft Bot Framework. They are familiar with C# or Python and have knowledge on using REST-based APIs to build computer vision, language analysis, knowledge mining, intelligent search, and conversational AI solutions on Azure.Exam AI-102: Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution (beta)

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Students will learn to,

  • Describe considerations for AI-enabled application development
  • Create, configure, deploy, and secure Azure Cognitive Services
  • Develop applications that analyze text
  • Develop speech-enabled applications
  • Create applications with natural language understanding capabilities
  • Create QnA applications
  • Create conversational solutions with bots
  • Use computer vision services to analyze images and videos
  • Create custom computer vision models
  • Develop applications that detect, analyze, and recognize faces
  • Develop applications that read and process text in images and documents
  • Create intelligent search solutions for knowledge mining

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Introduction to AI on Azure

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly at the core of modern apps and services. In this module, you'll learn about some common AI capabilities that you can leverage in your apps, and how those capabilities are implemented in Microsoft Azure. You'll also learn about some considerations for designing and implementing AI solutions responsibly.

Lessons

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Artificial Intelligence in Azure

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe considerations for creating AI-enabled applications
  • Identify Azure services for AI application development

Module 2: Developing AI Apps with Cognitive Services

Cognitive Services are the core building blocks for integrating AI capabilities into your apps. In this module, you'll learn how to provision, secure, monitor, and deploy cognitive services.

Lessons

  • Getting Started with Cognitive Services
  • Using Cognitive Services for Enterprise Applications

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Provision and consume cognitive services in Azure
  • Manage cognitive services security
  • Monitor cognitive services
  • Use a cognitive services container

Module 3: Getting Started with Natural Language Processing

Natural Language processing (NLP) is a branch of artificial intelligence that deals with extracting insights from written or spoken language. In this module, you'll learn how to use cognitive services to analyze and translate text.

Lessons

  • Analyzing Text
  • Translating Text

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Text Analytics cognitive service to analyze text
  • Use the Translator cognitive service to translate text

Module 4: Building Speech-Enabled Applications

Many modern apps and services accept spoken input and can respond by synthesizing text. In this module, you'll continue your exploration of natural language processing capabilities by learning how to build speech-enabled applications.

Lessons

  • Speech Recognition and Synthesis
  • Speech Translation

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Speech cognitive service to recognize and synthesize speech
  • Use the Speech cognitive service to translate speech

Module 5: Creating Language Understanding Solutions

To build an application that can intelligently understand and respond to natural language input, you must define and train a model for language understanding. In this module, you'll learn how to use the Language Understanding service to create an app that can identify user intent from natural language input.

Lessons

  • Creating a Language Understanding App
  • Publishing and Using a Language Understanding App
  • Using Language Understanding with Speech

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create a Language Understanding app
  • Create a client application for Language Understanding
  • Integrate Language Understanding and Speech

Module 6: Building a QnA Solution

One of the most common kinds of interaction between users and AI software agents is for users to submit questions in natural language, and for the AI agent to respond intelligently with an appropriate answer. In this module, you'll explore how the QnA Maker service enables the development of this kind of solution.

Lessons

  • Creating a QnA Knowledge Base
  • Publishing and Using a QnA Knowledge Base

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use QnA Maker to create a knowledge base
  • Use a QnA knowledge base in an app or bot

Module 7: Conversational AI and the Azure Bot Service

Bots are the basis for an increasingly common kind of AI application in which users engage in conversations with AI agents, often as they would with a human agent. In this module, you'll explore the Microsoft Bot Framework and the Azure Bot Service, which together provide a platform for creating and delivering conversational experiences.

Lessons

  • Bot Basics
  • Implementing a Conversational Bot

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Bot Framework SDK to create a bot
  • Use the Bot Framework Composer to create a bot

Module 8: Getting Started with Computer Vision

Computer vision is an area of artificial intelligence in which software applications interpret visual input from images or video. In this module, you'll start your exploration of computer vision by learning how to use cognitive services to analyze images and video.

Lessons

  • Analyzing Images
  • Analyzing Videos

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Computer Vision service to analyze images
  • Use Video Indexer to analyze videos

Module 9: Developing Custom Vision Solutions

While there are many scenarios where pre-defined general computer vision capabilities can be useful, sometimes you need to train a custom model with your own visual data. In this module, you'll explore the Custom Vision service, and how to use it to create custom image classification and object detection models.

Lessons

  • Image Classification
  • Object Detection

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Custom Vision service to implement image classification
  • Use the Custom Vision service to implement object detection

Module 10: Detecting, Analyzing, and Recognizing Faces

Facial detection, analysis, and recognition are common computer vision scenarios. In this module, you'll explore the user of cognitive services to identify human faces.

Lessons

  • Detecting Faces with the Computer Vision Service
  • Using the Face Service

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Detect faces with the Computer Vision service
  • Detect, analyze, and recognize faces with the Face service

Module 11: Reading Text in Images and Documents

Optical character recognition (OCR) is another common computer vision scenario, in which software extracts text from images or documents. In this module, you'll explore cognitive services that can be used to detect and read text in images, documents, and forms.

Lessons

  • Reading text with the Computer Vision Service
  • Extracting Information from Forms with the Form Recognizer service

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Computer Vision service to read text in images and documents
  • Use the Form Recognizer service to extract data from digital forms

Module 12: Creating a Knowledge Mining Solution

Ultimately, many AI scenarios involve intelligently searching for information based on user queries. AI-powered knowledge mining is an increasingly important way to build intelligent search solutions that use AI to extract insights from large repositories of digital data and enable users to find and analyze those insights.

Lessons

  • Implementing an Intelligent Search Solution
  • Developing Custom Skills for an Enrichment Pipeline
  • Creating a Knowledge Store

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Create an intelligent search solution with Azure Cognitive Search
  • Implement a custom skill in an Azure Cognitive Search enrichment pipeline
  • Use Azure Cognitive Search to create a knowledge store

 

LABS OUTLINE

  • Lab : Get Started with Cognitive Services
  • Lab : Manage Cognitive Services Security
  • Lab : Monitor Cognitive Services
  • Lab : Use a Cognitive Services Container
  • Lab : Analyze Text
  • Lab : Translate Text
  • Lab : Recognize and Synthesize Speech
  • Lab : Translate Speech
  • Lab : Create a Language Understanding App
  • Lab : Create a Language Understanding Client Application
  • Lab : Use the Speech and Language Understanding Services
  • Lab : Create a QnA Solution
  • Lab : Create a Bot with the Bot Framework SDK
  • Lab : Create a Bot with Bot Framework Composer
  • Lab : Analyze Images with Computer Vision
  • Lab : Analyze Video with Video Indexer
  • Lab : Classify Images with Custom Vision
  • Lab : Detect Objects in Images with Custom Vision
  • Lab : Detect, Analyze, and Recognize Faces
  • Lab : Read Text in Images
  • Lab : Extract Data from Forms
  • Lab : Create an Azure Cognitive Search solution
  • Lab : Create a Custom Skill for Azure Cognitive Search
  • Lab : Create a Knowledge Store with Azure Cognitive Search

Cancellation Policy

We require 16 calendar days notice to reschedule or cancel any registration. Failure to provide the required notification will result in 100% charge of the course. If a student does not attend a scheduled course without prior notification it will result in full forfeiture of the funds and no reschedule will be allowed. Within the required notification period, only student substitutions will be permitted. Reschedules are permitted at anytime with 16 or more calendar days notice. Enrollments must be rescheduled within six months of the cancel date or funds on account will be forfeited.

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This vendor has an overall average rating of 4.38 out of 5 based on 431 reviews.

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I would never take another course that starts at 11AM and goes to 9PM again. The way the course was laid out really took away from the capturing of what was presented as it was 5-6 hours of watching a screen before getting to the actual labs. There has to be a better way to lay out this particular course. In my previous course, the lectures were broken up by labs which worked out fantastic and kept you engaged in the course. There were days when in order to actually complete the labs, would go over the 9PM day end time frame. Was able to get the primary labs done, but if you want to get all the content completed, you cannot complete it in the window of this course, you will need to come back on your own time.

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Wasn’t as advanced as I thought it would be. There was an issue when the day my course was the first time they used a new platform.. from adobe to something called zoom; I had to call support line cause it stated our instructor wasn’t present. Thankfully I called cause everyone online was in the adobe virtual classroom waiting for what looked like a teacher who didn’t show up for class (IT didn’t get anything resolved until 10mins after start time). I felt like he was really getting hung up on very basic knowledge for the first half of the course (talking about how to create tabs and drag formulas as an example). I completed files a few times before he was done explaining. There was a scheduled fire drill for them (roughly 30mins)that also cut into our time, which wasn’t deducted from the hour lunch break or the two, fifteen min breaks. I also really wish he touched base more on the automating workbook functions portion which we barely did. I'm happy there were/are those study guides (learning videos) and exams to take on my own time that I hope after I've had the class are still available for me to learn from.

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