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Customizable APIs – Episode 3:
Training Watson Conversation to Detect User
Intent
#BuildingWithWatso
n
Housekeeping Items
 Webinar slides and live recording will be emailed
 Ask questions at any time du...
#BuildingWithWatso
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Our Expert:
© 2015 International Business Machines Corporation
Zach Walchuk,
Developer Evangelist,
IB...
#BuildingWithWatso
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Our Goals
 In this series, we want to focus
on the Watson services that
allow you to customize
funct...
#BuildingWithWatso
n
Intents
 Intents are categories that define what
the user is trying to do
 These categories are tra...
#BuildingWithWatso
n
Entities
 Entities are specific values that
clarify user intent and trigger fine-
tuned actions and ...
#BuildingWithWatso
n
Are you ready to get started?
 Watson Conversation:
 https://www.ibm.com/watson/developercloud/conv...
#BuildingWithWatso
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Bot Competition!
 Build and submit a bot by November 1st to be judged at the
Watson Developer Confer...
#BuildingWithWatso
n
Watson Developer Conference
What: IBM Watson’s first-ever developer conference to engage with our
gro...
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n
© 2015 International Business Machines Corporation
Q&A
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What’s next?
 Look out for a follow up email with ...
#BuildingWithWatso
n© 2015 International Business Machines Corporation
Thank you for attending!
Contact us
Phone: 1-877-25...
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Training Watson Conversation to Detect User Intent: Building with Watson

A new user interface simplifies the process of training to recognize user intents and managing the currently trained intents. See how it works in this episode of Building with Watson. Register to view the on-demand recording here: https://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/ibmwatson/building-with-watson-webinar.html

Training Watson Conversation to Detect User Intent: Building with Watson

  1. 1. Customizable APIs – Episode 3: Training Watson Conversation to Detect User Intent
  2. 2. #BuildingWithWatso n Housekeeping Items  Webinar slides and live recording will be emailed  Ask questions at any time during the presentation  Use chat window on the webinar panel  We're on Twitter: @IBMWatson #BuildingWithWatson © 2015 International Business Machines Corporation
  3. 3. #BuildingWithWatso n Our Expert: © 2015 International Business Machines Corporation Zach Walchuk, Developer Evangelist, IBM Watson
  4. 4. #BuildingWithWatso n Our Goals  In this series, we want to focus on the Watson services that allow you to customize functionality to better fit your use case and industry  Today, we'll be showing you how the Conversation service uses intents and entities to understand user questions © 2015 International Business Machines Corporation
  5. 5. #BuildingWithWatso n Intents  Intents are categories that define what the user is trying to do  These categories are trained using representative examples  Recognizing intents does not require knowing the specifics of the user request—it is a way to guide the dialog flow in the appropriate direction © 2015 International Business Machines Corporation
  6. 6. #BuildingWithWatso n Entities  Entities are specific values that clarify user intent and trigger fine- tuned actions and responses  For each value, you can include a list of synonyms to capture the possible varieties in user expression © 2015 International Business Machines Corporation
  7. 7. #BuildingWithWatso n Are you ready to get started?  Watson Conversation:  https://www.ibm.com/watson/developercloud/conversation  Developer Documentation:  https://www.ibm.com/watson/developercloud/doc/conversa  Join our Slack channel for more discussion immediately following the webinar © 2015 International Business Machines Corporation
  8. 8. #BuildingWithWatso n Bot Competition!  Build and submit a bot by November 1st to be judged at the Watson Developer Conference. Attendance is not required to participate. The two categories of competition are:  Bot vs. Bot  Build a bot to have a conversation with another bot. A panel of judges will be rapidly choosing winners in a head-to-head, tournament-style display as part of the evening event.  Bot Gallery  Build a bot for conference attendees to interact with throughout the day. Prizes will be awarded based on attendee votes. © 2015 International Business Machines Corporation Register here: https://www.pages03.net/ibmwatson/bot-competition-dev-con/
  9. 9. #BuildingWithWatso n Watson Developer Conference What: IBM Watson’s first-ever developer conference to engage with our growing developer community, reveal upcoming technology launches and foster an environment for idea sharing, innovation and development. When: November 9-10, 2016 Where: Innovation Hangar, San Francisco, CA Who: Developers Why: ⎻ Connect with like-minded people ⎻ Get expert feedback ⎻ Hear from thought leaders and experts in this space ⎻ Influence the future of cognitive computing Register now
  10. 10. #BuildingWithWatso n © 2015 International Business Machines Corporation Q&A
  11. 11. #BuildingWithWatso n© 2015 International Business Machines Corporation What’s next?  Look out for a follow up email with a copy of these slides, a recording of the webinar, Q&A recap, and additional resources  The series continues bi-weekly on Wednesdays @ 12pm ET / 9am PT  New Tools for Easy Dialog Scripting - Wednesday, September 7  Application Starter Kits for Developers - Wednesday, September 21
  12. 12. #BuildingWithWatso n© 2015 International Business Machines Corporation Thank you for attending! Contact us Phone: 1-877-253-0308 Email: wdc-dev@bg.vnet.ibm.com Online: Watson Developer Cloud

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