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 the fulfillment.
- [Instructor] Earlier I mentioned … that our lovable bot creations have a purpose or purposes. … These purposes need to be defined at intents. … Not intense but intent items. … So you have to ask yourself, what is the purpose … or in other words what's the, wait for it, intent? … You can import previously exported intents … or use some of the existing intents you've defined before … or use some of the intents that Amazon provides. … We haven't exported any … and the Amazon ones aren't really right for us. … We'll look at those in a minute. … So we're going to create our own. … So I'm going to go to Amazon Services and type in Lex. … If you aren't there, bring up the Lex Console … and you'll see that now we do have a bot defined … called OrderMeal. … Over on the left side if we had any intents defined … we could look at those or Slot Types. … But we're going to drill down into our OrderMeal. … Again we have the Editor tab selected … and we see we have no intents and no Slot Types. … We can click on Error Handling and see the phrase …
- 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
Next steps1m 13s
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