COVID-19 Chatbot Workshop

Upkar Lidder
http://upkarlidder.com/talks/

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Prerequisites

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1. Create IBM Cloud Account using THIS URL

3. If you already have an account, use the above URL to sign into your IBM Cloud account.

2. Check your email and activate your account. Once activated, log back into your IBM Cloud account using the link above.

https://ibm.biz/Bdqz7z

Workshop - Goals

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Create a chatbot using Watson Assistant that can respond to common questions about COVID-19

Bot Basics

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Steps

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  1. Sign up / Log into IBM Cloud -  https://ibm.biz/Bdqz7z
  2. Create a Watson Assistant Service
  3. Import the skill json file
  4. Create an assistant
  5. Preview your chatbot!

Step 1 - sign up/ log into IBM Cloud

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 https://ibm.biz/Bdqz7z

Step 2 - locate Watson Assistant in the catalog

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Step 3 - create new Watson Assistant service

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Oops - only one free instance allowed in lite plan!

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Step 4 - launch Watson Assistant

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Step 5 - create a skill

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Step 6 - create skill

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Step 7 - create a dialog skill

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Step 8 - import the skill json file

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Step 9 - try out your new bot!

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Step 10 - after it finishes training ...

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Congratulations!

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Thank you

 

Let's chat !

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Upkar Lidder, IBM

 

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http://upkarlidder.com/talks/

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Watson Cognitive Services - assistant

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  • Intent recommendations
    • leverage human-to-human logs
  • Digressions
    • handle related questions
  • Slots / Handlers
    • handle interruptions
  • Complicated flow in the Dialog editor
    • jumps and conditions
  • Disambiguation
    • multiple intents matched for an utterance
  • Search Skill

    • Discovery Integration

  • Service Desk Integration
    • Intercom, Zendesk
  • Free preview link

    • good for hackathon demos

  • Quick integration with Facebook and Slack

  • Voice Agent

    • STT

    • Watson Assistant

    • TTS

  • ​Call Cloud Functions from inside assistant

    • integrate with other services

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