This is a Ruby SDK for the Dialogflow natural language processing service. Dialogflow processes a natural language query and returns structured, actionable data as a result. It is an end-to-end development suite for building conversational interfaces for websites, mobile applications, popular messaging platforms, and IoT devices that is powered by machine learning. Dialogflow enables users with ways to interact with products by building voice and text-based conversational applications.
The Cognitive Computing section of our Most Interesting APIs in 2018 series includes APIs from categories such as AI, ML, Recognition, Predictions, Sentiment and more that aim to make computers think like computers. Dozens of APIs were added in these areas this past year, here are some highlights.
Over the past few months at PW we've noticed steady increase in the number of mentions of Data as a Service (DaaS) and this trend looks to continue. Our first post on the subject was by a guest author Pete Soderling who introduced us to the concept and discussed pricing models. Then we continued the theme by posting about a partnership between a stock data site and an open data platform, working together to deliver a stock historical data API. The latest big move in this area sees NASDAQ creating a Data-On-Demand service accessible through a Web API.
Plasticity is on a mission to create more conversational natural language processing (NLP). Its API strategy for NLP aims to centralize a solution that brings conversational NLP to apps and systems across the board. The company has two production, and two beta APIs building its arsenal.