Building NLP applications with Azure OpenAI

Building NLP applications with Azure OpenAI

Azure OpenAI provides developers with the ability to add AI to their applications using a variety of different models from OpenAI. This includes GPT-4, GPT-4 Turbo with Vision, GPT-3.5-Turbo and Embedding models. We can add AI functionality to our applications using C#, Python or REST APIs. The Generative AI capabilities that are available in Azure OpenAI are provided through the models, which belong to different families. This article assumes that you already have access to Azure OpenAI....

February 27, 2024 · 7 min · Will Velida
Improving Azure AI Search results with semantic search

Improving Azure AI Search results with semantic search

In Azure AI Search, semantic ranking improves our searches by using language understanding to rerank search results. Semantic search is a collection of query capabilities that improve the quality of search results using text-based queries. Using semantic search we can: Improve Search Results by adding a ranking over initial search results using advanced algorithms that consider the context and meaning of the query, resulting in more relevant search outcomes. Provides Additional Information by extracting and displaying captions and answers from search results, which can be used to improve the user’s search experience....

January 4, 2024 · 10 min · Will Velida
Introduction to analyzing text with Azure AI Language Service and C#

Introduction to analyzing text with Azure AI Language Service and C#

How much text data do you produce on a daily basis? This could be in the form of an email you send to a colleague, or posts you send on social media. You may have gone to a new restaurant and given them a review online, or you could have created some documents such as contracts as part of your work. Now imagine all that data being created on a global scale....

November 22, 2023 · 15 min · Will Velida
Using Assertion Scopes to execute multiple Assertions in C#

Using Assertion Scopes to execute multiple Assertions in C#

Fluent Assertions is a .NET library that provides use with a bunch of useful extension methods that allow us to test our C# code in a more natural way. Let’s say for example we are testing the output of a string. Without Fluent Assertions, we might write something like this: string testString = "hello"; string expectedOutput = testString.ToUpper(); Assert.Equal(expectedOutput, "HELLO"); If we were to write this test using Fluent Assertions, we could do so like this:...

June 27, 2023 · 4 min · Will Velida