Conversational Intelligence - Design Intelligent ChatBots with Microsoft AI

German Expert AI & Machine Learning

Conversational systems interact with people through language to assist, enable, or entertain. Microsoft AI empower you to enable end users for dialogs that use language exclusively, or in conjunctions with additional modalities like gesture; where language is spoken or in text; and in a variety of settings, such as conversational systems in apps or devices, and situated interactions in the real world. This talk discusses design on query understanding, response or answer generation based on context or knowledge.


Alexander Wachtel

CEO @ ESC Germany & Ph.D. Candidate in AI, NLP, Cognitive Services @ Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (2019)

Alexander Wachtel is working as a Managing Director for the ESC Germany. As a Microsoft Gold Partner in several competencies, the ESC Germany offers professional software engineering, consulting, and training services for Microsoft products and technologies. Due to his many years of experience, he has been honored as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 2013 till today. After graduating in computer science at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in 2012, he also works on his Ph.D. thesis in the field of programming in natural language at the chair of Prof. Dr. Walter F. Tichy. During this time, he has published several technical research articles in the area of Natural Language Processing, Natural Language Programming, AI & Cognitive Services. Since 2012, Wachtel has increasingly been integrating Microsoft technologies into his courses, teaching Azure, Bot Framework and Azure Machine Learning. For this reason, since 2016 he has been awarded as the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert.

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