Free Online Course Introduction to Bots | Alison

Introduction to Bots

Learn about bots and their uses in automating messaging services.

Game Development
Free Course
Learn about bots and their uses in automating messaging services.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Publisher

    Channel 9





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Gain a better understanding of the concept of bots and their uses in business by studying the course Introduction to Bots. The course will also look at the different types of bots which can be implemented, and the tools that are available to help build them.

First, you will be introduced to bots and the reasons for their rising popularity. You will learn how bots can enhance existing websites and apps, and the importance of bots to automating online messaging and conversation services. You will be introduced to the concepts of the Microsoft Bot Framework and LUIS. You will also be walked through the code necessary for the backend of the bots.

Finally, you will look at how to effectively create a bot through coding a conversation. You will study how to use the Microsoft Bot Framework, in particular you will look at how to label intents and entities in the Bot Framework. You will also examine the strengths and limitations of bots and their uses.

This course will be of interest to anyone who wishes to learn more about the new and upcoming field of bots and bot tools. It will also be of interest to anyone looking to increase their knowledge of how bots can enhance their websites.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to: - Explain the function of bots. - Discuss the different types of bots.Prog - Discuss bot coding. - Explain how to host a bot. - Explain natural language. - Discuss the Microsoft Bot Framework. - Explain how to use LUIS. - Discuss the disadvantages of NLP.


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