AI Application Development

AIT07 Speak to Me: Voice App Conversation Practices


2:45pm - 4:00pm

Level: Introductory

Heather Downing

Coder. Entrepreneur. Passionate for the impossible

What does it mean to develop a good interaction - without any visual aids? Natural Language Processing (NLP) has opened the door to communicating vocally, and made more easy to develop with popular platform APIs and in-home devices like Google Home and Amazon Echo. How do you start thinking about building for one of these platforms, or all of them? We will go over what has to be kept in mind for the development life cycle and empower you to make the architectural decisions that make sense with this emerging software skillset. This is a high level architectural and voice design discussion to avoid pitfalls and enhance user delight with your chatbot or voice skill.

You will learn:

  • About the ideal design for voice apps
  • Ways to approach structuring code for voice
  • The principals of Cooperative conversation