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Victoria Kouyoumjian

Author: Victoria Kouyoumjian

Enhancements to the Amazon Lex Console Let You Test Your Bot for Better Troubleshooting

Building your chatbot in the Amazon Lex console takes just a few steps, and testing your bot is just as easy. We’ve made enhancements to the Test window of the Amazon Lex console which now provides you more details during testing and enables easier bot troubleshooting. Once you’ve built a bot to test, the Test […]

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Export your Amazon Lex bot schema to the Alexa Skills Kit

You can now export your Amazon Lex chatbot schema into the Alexa Skills Kit to simplify the process of creating an Alexa skill. Amazon Lex now provides the ability to export your Amazon Lex chatbot definition as a JSON file that can be added to the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK). Once you add the bot schema file […]

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Use Synonyms and Slot Value Validation in your Amazon Lex Chatbots

You can now provide synonyms for slot values in Amazon Lex. With the synonym functionality, you can specify multiple synonyms for a slot value in your chatbot. The synonyms specified are resolved to the corresponding slot values. For example, if the slot value is “comedy”, with “funny” and “humorous” specified as synonyms, then user input […]

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AWS CloudTrail Integration is Now Available in Amazon Lex

Amazon Lex is now integrated with AWS CloudTrail, a service that enables you to log, continuously monitor, and retain events related to API calls across your AWS infrastructure, to provide a history of API calls for your account. Amazon Lex API calls are captured from the Amazon Lex console or from your API operations using […]

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Amazon Lex Now Supports Telephony Audio (8 kHz) for Increased Speech Recognition Accuracy

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To increase the accuracy of speech recognition for conversations over the phone, Amazon Lex now supports telephony audio (8 kHz). You can now employ the same deep learning technology as Amazon Alexa to converse with your applications and fulfill the most common requests. Amazon Lex maintains context and dynamically manages the dialogue, adjusting responses based […]

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In the Research Spotlight: Zornitsa Kozareva

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As AWS continues to support the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community with contributions to Apache MXNet and the release of Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition managed services, we are also expanding our team of AI experts, who have one primary mission: To lower the barrier to AI for all AWS developers, making AI more accessible […]

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In the Research Spotlight: Hassan Sawaf

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As AWS continues to support the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community with contributions to Apache MXNet and the release of Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition managed services, we are also expanding our team of AI experts, who have one primary mission: To lower the barrier to AI for all AWS developers, making AI more accessible […]

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Updated AWS Deep Learning AMIs with Apache MXNet 0.10 and TensorFlow 1.1 Now Available

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You can now use Apache MXNet v0.10 and TensorFlow v1.1 with the AWS Deep Learning AMIs for Amazon Linux and Ubuntu. Apache MXNet announced version 0.10, available at http://mxnet.io, with significant improvements to documentation and tutorials including updated installation guides for running MXNet on various operating systems and environments, such as NVIDIA’s Jetson TX2. In […]

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In the Research Spotlight: Edo Liberty

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As AWS continues to support the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community with contributions to Apache MXNet and the release of Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition managed services, we are also expanding our team of AI experts, who have one primary mission: To lower the barrier to AI for all AWS developers, making AI more accessible […]

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In the Research Spotlight: Mu Li

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As AWS continues to support the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community with contributions to Apache MXNet and the release of Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition managed services, we are also expanding our team of AI experts, who have one primary mission: To lower the barrier to AI for all AWS developers, making AI more accessible […]

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