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

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

Authors: JS Padoan, Axel Sirota, Jamie Maguire, Jurgen Kevelaers, Niraj Joshi, Ifedayo Bamikole

This path is designed for Microsoft Azure AI Engineer Associate certification preparation. It focuses on the skills needed to build computer vision, natural language processing,... Read more

Microsoft Azure supported cognitive services Create a Bot with Microsoft Azure Using the LUIS framework with Microsoft Azure Face recognition with Microsoft Azure Object detection with Microsoft Azure

Pre-requisites

Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Beginner

This section of the path introduces essential cognitive services that Microsoft Azure offers for design, implementation, and management of an AI solution. We will get started with Computer Vision and study the merits of cognitive services.

Data Literacy: Essentials of Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services

by JS Padoan

May 25, 2021 / 37m

37m

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Description

Developing an efficient and reliable AI capability on a global scale requires leveraging first-class Cloud tools. In this course, Data Literacy: Essentials of Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services, you’ll learn the major features of these Azure tools as well as global guidelines to streamline your deployment. First, you’ll explore the different types of AI capabilities available in Azure Cognitive Services. Next, you’ll discover how to Plan Cognitive services and also the principles for a responsible AI Solution. Finally, you’ll learn how to Manage Cognitive services for Enterprise applications. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Azure Cognitive Services needed to successfully start to use and leverage that fantastic set of Azure tools.

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  1. Course Overview
  2. Planning with Cognitive Services
  3. Managing Cognitive Services for Enterprise Applications

Getting Started with Microsoft Azure Computer Vision API

by Axel Sirota

Jul 14, 2021 / 46m

46m

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Processing images to get returned information based on the visual features you're interested in can seem like a difficult task. Luckily Azure Computer Vision gives you access to advanced algorithms that make this achievable. In this course, Getting Started with Microsoft Azure Computer Vision API, you’ll learn how to leverage those functionalities and integrate them into your organization. First, you’ll explore how to talk to Computer Vision API. Next, you’ll discover how to get image metadata like Faces and Face landmarks easily. Finally, you’ll learn how to describe images attributes; like landmarks, famous people or brands. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Computer vision in Azure needed to apply Computer vision algorithms with Azure into your applications easily.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Meet the Computer Vision API
  3. Retrieving Image Metadata
  4. Identifying Special Attributes in Images

Intermediate

This section will dive deeper into building solutions using Computer Vision API, Face AO, and Customer Vision services. We will also explore image classification and speech recognition.

Build a Form Recognizer With Microsoft Azure Computer Vision

by Jamie Maguire

Jul 8, 2021 / 39m

39m

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Cognitive services are some of the most exciting AI services in the Azure platform. In this course, Build a Form Recognizer With Microsoft Azure Computer Vision, you’ll understand how to use Microsoft AI and Computer Vision APIs

First, you’ll explore the Computer Vision API and how you can use this to analyze images, extract text or handwritten text from visual content.

Next, you’ll discover how to process information from receipts and tables using Form Recognizer API

Finally, you’ll learn how Form Recognizer API lets you create custom models that represent data specific to your unique business requirements.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Azure Cognitive Services Computer Vision API and Form Recognizer API needed to help you Implement Computer Vision Solutions and work towards passing Exam AI-102: Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Azure Cognitive Services Computer Vision API
  3. Extracting Information from Receipts and Building Custom Models with Form Recognizer API
  4. Course Summary

Build a Face Recognition Solution with Microsoft Azure Face API

by Axel Sirota

Jul 14, 2021 / 1h 32s

1h 32s

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There are few problems as complex as Face Recognition. In this course, Build a Face Recognition Solution with Microsoft Azure Face API, you’ll gain the ability to leverage Microsoft Azure Face API for face detection and recognition with just a few lines of code. First, you’ll explore the Face API and Face Detection. Next, you’ll discover Face Recognition and finding similar faces. Finally, you’ll learn how to apply Face Similarity, Face Verification, Face Identification, and Face Grouping to your use case. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Face Detection and Face Recognition in Azure needed to add those functionalities to your applications with a few lines of code.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Meet the Face API
  3. Detecting Faces and Attributes
  4. Recognizing Faces and Groups

Build an Object Detection Solution with Microsoft Azure Custom Vision Service

by Jurgen Kevelaers

Jul 1, 2021 / 36m

36m

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The Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution exam is for candidates that aspire to become specialists in managing AI solutions on Azure. In this course, Build an Object Detection Solution with Microsoft Azure Custom Vision Service, you’ll learn to work with the Custom Vision service. First, you’ll explore the Custom Vision portal. Next, you’ll discover how to train an object detection model. Finally, you’ll learn how to use the model from a client application. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Custom Vision needed to implement an object detection solution on Azure.

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  1. Implementing Object Detection with the Custom Vision Service

Build an Image Classifier with Microsoft Azure Cognitive Service

by Axel Sirota

Jul 20, 2021 / 58m

58m

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Microsoft Azure Custom Vision democratizes advanced computer vision techniques to everyone creating state of the art models in a few clicks. In this course, Build an Image Classifier with Microsoft Azure Cognitive Service, you’ll gain the ability to create a state of the art custom image classifier model in Microsoft Azure Custom Vision. First, you’ll explore the model lifecycle. Next, you’ll discover how to train and improve a model in Custom Vision. Finally, you’ll learn how to deploy a Custom Vision model anywhere. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Microsoft Azure Custom Vision needed to create a state of the art custom image classifier model.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Meet Custom Vision
  3. Training a Custom Image Classifier
  4. Deploying a Custom Image Classifier

Build a Video Indexer with Microsoft Azure Cognitive Service

by Niraj Joshi

May 11, 2021 / 22m

22m

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Extracting insights from the video is quite critical and an organization needs state of the art Artificial Intelligence Offering to reap them. This course will introduce you to a video analytics service called Video Indexer in Azure. In this course, Build a Video Indexer with Microsoft Azure Cognitive Service, you’ll learn to analyze videos. First, you’ll explore how to upload videos in the indexer service. Next, you’ll discover, read, and edit people’s identity, sentiments, and translations. Finally, you’ll learn how to connect to the indexer API using Jupyter Notebooks, and extract information using the indexer SDK. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the video indexer service of Azure AI needed to learn video analytics.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Evaluating the Video Indexer Service
  3. Extracting Insights with Video Indexer Service
  4. Applying Inbuilt Models for Extracting Insights

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Build a Speech Recognition Solution with Microsoft Azure

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by Remsey Mailjard

Advanced

This section focuses on advanced concepts using Natural Language processing and Language models. We will also explore building a conversational AI solution with Microsoft Azure.

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Build a Natural Language Processing Solution with Microsoft Azure

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by Bismark Adomako

Build a Language Model by Using Language Understanding Service (LUIS)

by JS Padoan

Jun 9, 2021 / 50m

50m

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Developing an efficient and reliable AI-capable chat or vocal bot on a global scale requires leveraging first-class cloud tools. In this course, Build a Language Model by Using Language Understanding Service (LUIS), you’ll learn to create and deploy an AI model capable of extracting intents from text or speech. First, you’ll explore language understanding concepts and components. Next, you’ll discover how to create a language understanding application. Finally, you’ll learn how to apply language understanding to speech. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of building and deploying a language model needed to support your users.

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  1. Course Overview
  2. Introducing Language Understanding
  3. Creating a Language Understanding Application
  4. Applying Language Understanding to Speech

Build a Knowledge Mining Solution with Microsoft Azure

by Jurgen Kevelaers

May 28, 2021 / 30m

30m

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The Designing and Implementing a Microsoft Azure AI Solution exam is for candidates that aspire to become specialists in managing AI solutions on Azure. In this course, Build a Knowledge Mining Solution with Microsoft Azure, you’ll learn to work with the Cognitive Search service. First, you’ll explore data sources and indexes. Next, you’ll discover how to implement a custom skill. Finally, you’ll learn how to create a knowledge store. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Cognitive Search needed to implement an intelligent search solution in Azure.

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  1. Implementing a Cognitive Search Solution

Build a Conversational AI Solution with Microsoft Azure

by Ifedayo Bamikole

Jul 14, 2021 / 34m

34m

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Information is readily available but what isn't always apparent is the amount of work you'll need to do to get the information. In this course, Build a Conversational AI Solution with Microsoft Azure, you’ll learn to take information from a raw format to a conversational AI tool via a bot. First, you’ll explore how to create a knowledge base with a tool called the QnA Maker. Next, you’ll discover how to improve on the knowledge base by working on its design and implementation. Finally, you’ll learn how to further enrich your conversational AI through Adaptive Cards. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to build a conversational AI solution in Microsoft Azure for effective display information.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Implement a Knowledge Base by Using QnA Maker
  3. Design and Implement Conversation Flow
  4. Design and Implement Adaptive Cards

Create a Bot by Using the Bot Framework SDK with Microsoft Azure

by JS Padoan

Jun 25, 2021 / 48m

48m

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Developing an efficient and reliable AI-capable chat or vocal bot on a global scale requires leveraging first-class cloud tools. In this course, Create a Bot by Using the Bot Framework SDK with Microsoft Azure, you’ll learn the different steps from conception to deployment for creating a bot. First, you’ll explore the various bot aspects and components. Next, you’ll discover how to create a bot with the Bot Framework Composer. Finally, you’ll learn how to develop a bot with the Bot Framework SDK. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of bot service needed to create a bot with Microsoft Azure.

Table of contents
  1. Course Overview
  2. Planning a Bot with Microsoft Azure
  3. Implementing a Bot with Microsoft Azure