Development of cognitive applications using IBM Watson Training

  • This course provides the participant with knowledge and skills on the Watson Offering with focus in the creation of solutions using Watson APIs. This course offers skills or services that IBM does not offer in the course catalogue today and are intended to complement our existing portfolio. 
  • Understand the fundamentals of reasoning computing and in particular with IBM WATSON, know and work in a practical way with the different cognitive API´s that Watson manages, to undertake a cognitive development project

4 Days

  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning and cognitive computing 
  • Approaches and algorithms of artificial intelligence 
  • Definitions and description of a cognitive system 
  • Main characteristics of a cognitive system 
  • Cognitive technologies 
  • Smart agents / virtual agents IBM Watson 
    • Evolution IBM Watson 
    • Description IBM Watson 
    • Virtual agents 
    • Cognitive Virtual Agent

Laboratory 00, preparation of the work environment

  • Login, IBMid 
  • Access to Services 
  • Watson Dashboard 
  • developersWorks 
  • Communities of developers 
  • IBM Certifications Watson Services 
    • Categories of services Start-up kits


Voice services (Speech) 

  • Text to Speech (TTS – Text to Speech) 
  • Voice to Text (STT – Speech to Text)
  • Lab 01, start kits and external calls with cURL
  • Personality Insights 
  • Tone Analyzer
  • Lab 02, creation of Tone Analyzer service using Cloud Foundry
  • Watson Assistant 
  • Handling of short / long tail 
  • Watson services that include their own tools
  • Laboratory 03, creation of a conversational system

Cognitive applications execution model

  • Language Translator 
  • Natural Language Classifier
  • Lab 04, creation with Node-Red of an orchestrating application and NLC
  • Calls to external APIs
  • Lab 05, call to an external API (The Weather Channel)
  • Discovery 
  • Discovery News
  • Laboratory 06, creation of a Corpus with Discovery
  • Natural Language Understanding 
  • Knowledge Studio
  • Laboratory 07, analyze natural language using Natural Language Understanding
  • Visual Recognition
  • Lab 08, Training and Sorting of images
  • Watson Studio 
  • Watson Machine Learning 
  • Watson Knowledge Catalog
  • Laboratory 09, Data Science using IBM Watson Studio
  • Laboratory 10, Detecting emotions, identifying entities and discovering answers