AI-102: Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution
AI-102: Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution AI-102: Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution

course description

AI-102 Designing and Implementing an Azure AI Solution is for software developers who want to build AI-powered applications that use Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Cognitive Search, and the Microsoft Bot Framework. The programming language that will be used in the course will be C# or Python.

 

Audience Profile

Software engineers involved in creating, managing, and deploying AI solutions using Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Cognitive Search, and the Microsoft Bot Framework. They are familiar with C# or Python, and have an understanding of using REST-based APIs to build computer vision, language analysis, insight mining, intelligent search, and conversational AI solutions on Azure.

 

Objectives

  • Describe considerations for developing AI-enabled applications

  • Create, configure, deploy, and secure Azure Cognitive Services

  • Develop applications that analyze text

  • Develop voice-enabled applications

  • Build apps with natural language understanding capabilities

  • Create QnA apps

  • Create conversational solutions with bots

  • Use computer vision services to analyze images and videos

  • Create custom machine vision models

  • Develop applications that detect, analyze and recognize faces

  • Develop applications that read and process text in images and documents

  • Create intelligent search solutions for knowledge mining

 

Formative Route

  • Preparation to develop artificial intelligence solutions in Azure (11 Units) 
  • Creation and consumption of Cognitive Services (8 Units)
  • Protection of Cognitive Services (6 Units)
  • Supervision of Cognitive Services (8 Units)
  • Implementation of Cognitive Services in containers (6 Units)
  • Extraction of information from the text with the Language service (10 Units)
  • Text translation with the Translator service (8 Units)
  • Creating voice-enabled applications with the Voice service (9 Units)
  • Voice translation with voice service (7 Units)
  • Creating a Language Understanding App (10 Units)
  • Publishing and using a Language Understanding application (7 Units)
  • Using Language Understanding with Voice (6 Units)
  • Creating a Question Answer Solution (12 Units)
  • Creating a bot with the Bot Framework SDK (8 Units)
  • Creating a bot with Bot Framework Composer (8 Units)
  • Image analysis (7 Units)
  • Analyze videos (7 Units)
  • Image Classification (7 Units) 
  • Detection of objects in images (7 Units) 
  • Detection, analysis and recognition of faces (10 Units)
  • Reading text in images and documents with the Computer Vision service (7 Units)
  • Extraction of data from forms with Form Recognizer (11 Units
  • Creating an Azure Cognitive Search solution (10 Units)
  • Create a custom skill for Azure Cognitive Search(6 Units)
  • Creation of a knowledge store with Azure Cognitive Search(6 Units)


course outline

Module 1: Introduction to artificial intelligence in Azure

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly at the heart of modern applications and services. In this module, you'll discover some common AI capabilities that you can use in your applications, and how those capabilities are implemented in Microsoft Azure. You will also learn about some considerations for responsibly designing and implementing AI solutions.

lessons

  • Introduction to artificial intelligence
  • artificial intelligence on azure
After completing this module, students will be able to do the following:
  • Describe the considerations for building AI-enabled applications
  • Identify the right Azure services for AI application development
Module 2: Developing AI applications with Cognitive Services Cognitive

Services are the main building blocks for integrating AI capabilities into applications. In this module, you will discover how to provision, secure, monitor, and deploy Cognitive Services.

lessons

  • Introduction to Cognitive Services
  • Using Cognitive Services for business applications

Lab : Introduction to Cognitive Services

Lab : Managing Cognitive Services Security

Lab : Monitoring Cognitive Services

Lab : Using Cognitive Services Containers

After completing this module, students will be able to do the following:

  • Provisioning and consuming Cognitive Services on Azure
  • Cognitive Services security management
  • Monitoring of Cognitive Services
  • Using Cognitive Services containers

Module 3: Introduction to Natural Language Processing

Natural language processing (NLP) is a branch of artificial intelligence that deals with extracting information from written or spoken language. In this module, you will discover how to use Cognitive Services to analyze and translate text.

lessons

  • text analysis
  • Text translation

Laboratory: Text translation

Lab : Text Analysis

After completing this module, students will be able to do the following:

  • Using the Text Analytics cognitive service to analyze text
  • Using the Translator cognitive service to translate text

Module 4: Building Voice-Enabled Apps

Many modern apps and services accept spoken input and can respond by synthesizing text. In this module, you will continue to explore natural language processing capabilities by learning how to build speech-enabled applications. lessons

  • Speech recognition and synthesis
  • Speech Translation

Lab: Speech Recognition and Synthesis Lab: Speech Translation After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Using the Speech cognitive service to recognize and synthesize speech
  • Using the Speech cognitive service to translate speech

Module 5: Creating Language Understanding Solutions

In order to build an application that can intelligently understand and respond to natural language input, you must define and train a model for language recognition. In this module, you'll learn how to use the Language Understanding service to build an app that can identify user intent from natural language input. lessons

  • Creating a Language Understanding app
  • Publishing and using a Language Understanding application
  • Using Language Understanding with Voice

Lab : Building a Language Understanding Client Application Lab : Building a Language Understanding Application Lab : Using Speech and Language Understanding Services After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Creating a Language Understanding app
  • Creating a client application for Language Understanding
  • Integration of Language Understanding and Voice

Module 6: Creating a QnA solution

One of the most common kinds of interaction between users and AI software agents is for users to submit questions in natural language, and for the AI agent to intelligently respond with an appropriate response. In this module, you will explore how the QnA Maker service enables the development of this type of solution. lessons

  • Create a QnA KB
  • Publishing and using a QnA KB

Lab: Creating a QnA Solution After completing this module, students will be able to do the following:

  • Using QnA Maker to create a KB
  • Use a QnA KB in an app or bot

Module 7: Conversational IA and Azure Bot Service

Bots are the basis for an increasingly common type of AI application in which users interact in conversations with AI agents, sometimes just as they would with a human agent. In this module, you'll explore the Microsoft Bot Framework and the Azure Bot Service, which together provide a platform for creating and delivering conversational experiences. lessons

  • Bot Basics
  • Implementation of a chatbot

Lab : Building a bot with the Bot Framework SDK Lab : Building a bot with the Bot Framework Composer After completing this module, students will be able to do the following:

  • Use the Bot Framework SDK to create a bot
  • Use Bot Framework Composer to create a bot

Module 8: Introduction to computer vision

Computer vision is an area of artificial intelligence in which software applications interpret visual input from images or video. In this module, you'll start your exploration of computer vision by discovering how to use cognitive services to analyze images and video. lessons

  • image analysis
  • Video Analysis

Lab: Video Analysis Lab: Image Analysis with Computer Vision After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Use the Computer Vision service to analyze images
  • Use Video Analyzer to analyze videos

Module 9: Development of Custom Vision solutions

Although there are many scenarios where predefined general computer vision capabilities can be useful, sometimes you need to train a custom model on your own visual data. In this module, you will explore the Custom Vision service and how to use it to create custom models for image classification and object detection. lessons

  • Image Classification
  • object detection

Lab: Image Classification with Custom Vision Lab: Detecting Objects in Images with Custom Vision After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Using the Custom Vision service to implement image classification
  • Use the Custom Vision service to implement object detection

Module 10: Detection, analysis and recognition of faces

Face detection, analysis, and recognition are common computer vision scenarios. In this module, you will explore the Cognitive Services user to identify human faces. lessons

  • Face detection with Computer Vision service
  • Use of the Face service

Lab: Face Detection, Analysis, and Recognition After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Detect faces with the Computer Vision service
  • Detect, analyze and recognize faces with the Face service

Module 11: Reading the text of images and documents

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is another common Computer Vision scenario, where software extracts text from images or documents. In this module, you will explore cognitive services that can be used to detect and read text in images, documents, and forms. lessons

  • Reading text with the Computer Vision service
  • Extracting information from forms with the Form Recognizer service

Lab: Reading Text in Images Lab: Extracting Data from Forms After completing this module, students will be able to do the following:

  • Use the Computer Vision service to read text in images and documents
  • Use the Form Recognizer service to extract data from digital forms

Module 12: Creating a Knowledge Mining Solution

At heart, many AI scenarios involve the intelligent search for information based on user queries. AI-powered knowledge mining is an increasingly important way to create intelligent search solutions that use AI to extract information from large digital data repositories, and enable users to search and analyze that information. lessons

  • Implementation of a smart search solution
  • Developing Custom Skills for an Enrichment Pipeline
  • Creation of a knowledge warehouse

Lab : Create a custom skill for Azure Cognitive Search Lab : Create an Azure Cognitive Search solution Lab : Create a knowledge store with Azure Cognitive Search After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Build an intelligent search solution with Azure Cognitive Search
  • Deploy a custom skill to an Azure Cognitive Search enrichment pipeline
  • Use Azure Cognitive Search to create a knowledge store

Previous requirements

Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure and ability to navigate the Azure portal
  • Knowledge of C# or Python
  • Knowledge of JSON and REST programming semantics

To gain C# or Python skills, complete the free Getting Started with C# or Python for Beginners learning paths before attending the course. If you're new to AI and want an overview of AI capabilities in Azure, consider completing the Azure AI Fundamentals certification before taking this one.

 

Language:

  • Course: English / Spanish
  • Labs: English
€695.00