Cognitive Computing Recipes: Artificial Intelligence Solutions Using Microsoft Cognitive Services and Tensorflow

  • 3h 31m
  • Adnan Hashmi, Adnan Masood
  • Apress
  • 2019

Solve your AI and machine learning problems using complete and real-world code examples. Using a problem-solution approach, this book makes deep learning and machine learning accessible to everyday developers, by providing a combination of tools such as cognitive services APIs, machine learning platforms, and libraries.

Along with an overview of the contemporary technology landscape, Machine Learning and Deep Learning with Cognitive Computing Recipes covers the business case for machine learning and deep learning. Covering topics such as digital assistants, computer vision, text analytics, speech, and robotics process automation this book offers a comprehensive toolkit that you can apply quickly and easily in your own projects. With its focus on Microsoft Cognitive Services offerings, you’ll see recipes using multiple different environments including TensowFlow and CNTK to give you a broader perspective of the deep learning ecosystem.

What You Will Learn

  • Build production-ready solutions using Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs
  • Apply deep learning using TensorFlow and Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit (CNTK)
  • Solve enterprise problems in natural language processing and computer vision
  • Discover the machine learning development life cycle – from formal problem definition to deployment at scale

Who This Book Is For

Software engineers and enterprise architects who wish to understand machine learning and deep learning by building applications and solving real-world business problems.

About the Authors

Adnan Masood, Ph.D. is an artificial intelligence and machine learning researcher, software architect, and Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for Data Platform. He currently works at UST Global as Chief Architect of AI and Machine Learning, where he collaborates with Stanford Artificial Intelligence Lab, and MIT AI Lab for building enterprise solutions.

Author of Amazon bestseller in programming languages, Functional Programming with F#, Dr. Masood teaches data science at Park University, and has taught Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) courses at the University of California, San Diego. He is a regular speaker to various academic and technology conferences (WICT, DevIntersection, IEEE-HST, IASA, and DevConnections), local code camps, and user groups. He also volunteers as STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Math) robotics coach for elementary and middle school students.

Adnan Hashmi has 20 years’ experience in the technology industry working with a host of clients in healthcare, finance, construction, and consulting. He currently works at Microsoft data and AI space, engaging with financial services clients. He holds a Master’s degree in software engineering from the Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST), Karachi, Pakistan, and is passionate about machine learning, music, and education.

In this Book

  • Democratization of AI Using Cognitive Services
  • Building Conversational Interfaces
  • Seeing is Believing: Custom Vision
  • Text Analytics: The Dark Data Frontier
  • Cognitive Robotics Process Automation: Automate This!
  • Knowledge Management & Intelligent Search
  • Aiops: Predictive Analytics & Machine Learning in Operations
  • AI Use Cases in the Industry