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Practical Guide to Azure Cognitive Services

By : Chris Seferlis, Christopher Nellis, Andy Roberts
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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


The future of OpenAI, ChatGPT, and LLMs is likely to be shaped by continued advances in AI research and technology, as well as by ongoing efforts to address ethical and moral considerations. By continuing to advance the state of AI research and deployment, organizations such as OpenAI will play a critical role in shaping the future of AI. We will also see various iterations of additional APIs, as various organizations identify gaps in the current offerings and other large tech companies make investments in similar projects.

OpenAI, LLMs, and ChatGPT represent a significant advance in the field of AI and have the potential to transform a wide range of industries and applications. Microsoft has already begun to name where they will integrate ChatGPT into some of their existing products, such as the Bing search engine, Microsoft Teams, and Microsoft Office products, just for starters. Over time, more products will take advantage of the power of the LLMs and further enhance...