An intent represents an action the user wants to perform. It starts with a statement in text or speech from the user. Lex matches the request with the sample utterances of the bots intents. Based on the match, the bot can execute a Lambda or collect input based on the slots. Then, the intent launches fulfillment.
- [Instructor] So we've talked about a lot … of the built-in slot types … that Amazon provides, … which are great for common things … or for formatting things that can be phrased different ways … like times and dates. … But what about slots that need a slot type … that is a little bit different, … or maybe it's specific to your bot? … Let's think about the slots … that we'll probably need for our app. … When ordering food, … we'll need to know what food the user wants to order. … We'll also ask them where they're ordering it from, … and where they want to meet the delivery person. … So food and location, … there's probably slot types for those. … Let's look. … So if we go into the place where we define slots, … there's a dropdown. … And we can search for food. … And sure enough, there's a built-in slot type for food … and food establishment. … But we want a custom delivery location … for meeting the delivery person. … We want to be able to meet them at the front door, … or the garage, or the mailbox, …
- Introducing Amazon Lex
- Lex API and CLI
- Creating the bot
- Testing the bot
- Defining slot types
- Configuring input and confirmation prompts
- Designing responses
- Publishing the bot
- Creating and connecting lambdas
Skill Level Advanced
AWS Machine Learning by Examplewith Jonathan Fernandes1h 23m Intermediate
Creating chatbots1m 36s
1. AWS Lex Overview
2. Creating a Bot
3. Slots and Slot Types
6. Functionality with Lambdas
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