SDD 2017 Schedule

Coding Level
This is a rating on a scale from 1 to 5 to indicate how much demo coding the session will contain (as opposed to slides) – 1 means no code demos, and 5 means nothing but.

Advanced Level
This is a rating on a scale from 1 to 5 to indicate how advanced the session is (in terms of the specific topic that is being covered) – 1 means that it’s introductory, and 5 means that it’s aimed at attendees who already have significant experience in the relevant area.

Thursday 18 May 2017



Track 3

Building intelligent apps with Microsoft Cognitive Services

Coding Level 4
Advanced Level 4

Microsoft Cognitive Services is a set of more than 20 cloud-based APIs for building smarter apps. With it, you can generate search metadata from images, identify and recognize faces, detect motion in videos, recognize emotions in photos, authenticate users via voice, perform sentiment analysis on text streams, and more. In this session, Jeff surveys the Cognitive Services APIs and presents working examples of their use.

Jeff Prosise

Jeff Prosise

Jeff is a co-founder of Wintellect, who makes his living writing software and helping others do the same. With expertise in HTML5, Windows, mobile application development and Microsoft Azure, he has written nine books and hundreds of magazine articles, trained thousands of developers at Microsoft, and spoken at some of the world’s largest software conferences. In his former life as a mechanical and aerospace engineer, Jeff worked at Oak Ridge National Lab and Lawrence Livermore National Lab, where, among other things, he developed software that combined thermal and structural finite-element methods to model optical systems for high-power laser beams. In his spare time, Jeff builds and flies large radio-control jets.  @jprosise

Other presentations by Jeff Prosise

Wed 17 May 2017 at 11:30

Track 2

Azure Machine Learning for developers

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