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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By : Leif Larsen
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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By: Leif Larsen

Overview of this book

Take your app development to the next level with Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services. Using Leif's knowledge of each of the powerful APIs, you'll learn how to create smarter apps with more human-like capabilities. ? Discover what each API has to offer and learn how to add it to your app ? Study each AI using theory and practical examples ? Learn current API best practices
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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services
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Diving deep into the Face API

The Face API has two main features. The first one is face detection, and the other is face recognition.

Face detection allows one to detect up to 64 faces in one image. We have already seen the basic usage. The features of face recognition are implied in its name. Using it, we can detect if two faces belong to the same person. We can find similar faces, or one in particular, and we can group similar faces. We will learn how to do all of this in the following pages.

When calling any of the APIs it will respond with one of the following responses:




Successful call. Returns an array containing data related to the API call.


Request body is invalid. Can be a number of errors, depending on the API call. Typically, the request code is invalid.


Access denied due to invalid subscription key. The key may be wrong, or the account/subscription plan is blocked.


Out of call volume data. You have made all the available calls to the...