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Practical Guide to Azure Cognitive Services

By : Chris Seferlis, Christopher Nellis, Andy Roberts
Book Image

Practical Guide to Azure Cognitive Services

By: Chris Seferlis, Christopher Nellis, Andy Roberts

Overview of this book

Azure Cognitive Services and OpenAI are a set of pre-built artificial intelligence (AI) solution APIs that can be leveraged from existing applications, allowing customers to take advantage of Microsoft’s award-winning Vision, Speech, Text, Decision, and GPT-4 AI capabilities. With Practical Guide to Azure Cognitive Services, you’ll work through industry-specific examples of implementations to get a head-start in your production journey. You’ll begin with an overview of the categorization of Azure Cognitive Services and the benefits of embracing AI solutions for practical business applications. After that, you’ll explore the benefits of using Azure Cognitive Services to optimize efficiency and improve predictive capabilities. Then, you’ll learn how to leverage Vision capabilities for quality control, Form Recognizer to streamline supply chain nuances, language understanding to improve customer service, and Cognitive Search for next-generation knowledge-mining solutions. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to implement various Cognitive Services solutions that will help you enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and improve the customer experience at your organization. You’ll also be well equipped to automate mundane tasks by reaping the full potential of OpenAI.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Part 1: Ocean Smart – an AI Success Story
Part 2: Deploying Next-Generation Knowledge Mining Solutions with Azure Cognitive Search
Part 3: Other Cognitive Services That Will Help Your Company Optimize Operations

Overview of the Content Moderator service

Filtering content is pervasive in many parts of our lives today. We have filters set up for incoming calls on our smartphones, social media settings for what content we want to see and content we don’t, search results in our favorite browsers, and what we want our children to have access to on their tablets, computers, and phones. This is just a small list of where we see filters, which exist in a much larger sea of areas where we want to ensure we have not delivered content that’s undesired. With the open nature by which the internet was developed, the creators wanted to provide as many opportunities for free speech, such as rhetoric, as possible, and with that unintentionally provide a playground for the malicious and immature. As a result, we have seen significant investment by organizations to either sell or provide filtering services to enable invisible barriers to unwanted content. On the other hand, we may run into filters...