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Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services

By : Leif Larsen
Book Image

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
Table of Contents (20 chapters)
Learning Microsoft Cognitive Services
About the Author
About the Reviewer
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Chapter 5. Speak with Your Application

In the previous chapter, we learned to discover and understand the intent of a user, based on utterances. In this chapter, we will learn how to add audio capabilities to our applications. We will learn to convert text to speech and speech to text. We will learn how to identify the person speaking. Throughout this chapter, we will learn how you can utilize spoken audio to verify a person. Finally, we will touch briefly on how to customize speech recognition, to make it unique for your application's usage.

By the end of this chapter, we will have covered the following topics:

  • Converting spoken audio to text and text to spoken audio

  • Recognizing intent from spoken audio, utilizing LUIS

  • Verifying that the speaker is who they claim to be

  • Identifying the speaker

  • Tailoring the recognition API to recognize custom speaking styles and environments