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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

Applying the service to text moderation

When discussing the options for text moderation while using the Content Moderation service, we want to look at the way our users interact internally and externally to identify the use cases for using the service. If you have a company blog site that is open for users to add content to, or perhaps even comment on, as many companies are starting to do, this might be a good starting place. As more companies deploy content management systems such as SharePoint, Joomla, Drupal, and WordPress, there is a growing need to ensure inappropriate content doesn’t appear in a public forum, external or internal.

Systems like this offer a rich ecosystem of integrated widgets that can be deployed and configured as either free or paid, and this may be a better option depending on your individual needs, so be sure to evaluate what is available. Other areas where we could use the service might be mediums such as chat rooms, discussion boards, chatbots...