The Microsoft Azure LUIS Programmatic .NET Sample Code by Carol Hanna presents how to use the SDK to create and customize new LUIS apps. Developers will work with a Bot Framework that allows a chatbot to talk with a user via text input and the Bing Speech API that converts spoken language requests into text. Once converted to text, LUIS processes the requests.
Additional samples by the author are available at https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/samples/cognitive-services-luis-console-application/
LUIS stands for Language Understanding Intelligent Service.
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