Developing Conversational Interfaces for iOS

Add Responsive Voice Control to Your Apps

Authors: Mitrevski, Martin

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  • Incorporate conversational interfaces into existing apps
  • Understand how to create natural language processing
  • Build apps using the most basic of conversational recording to advanced processing
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Learn how to incorporate your own conversational interfaces into iOS applications. This book will help you work comfortably multiple frameworks, including Apple's Speech and SiriKit frameworks; Google's API.AI conversational interfaces platform; and Facebook’s Wit.ai.


You'll explore the basics of natural language processing on iOS and see how to develop sentiment analysis with Apple's new Core ML framework. You'll also understand the primary challenges of conversational interfaces, and how to future proof your design. 


With the introduction of SiriKit and the Speech framework, iOS developers now have huge opportunities to incorporate conversational interfaces into their apps. The latest advancements in natural language processing and machine learning allow for the development of complex conversational interfaces. This book incorporates all aspects of conversational interfaces on iOS—from voice transcription to natural language processing and entities extraction to text to speech commands.

What You'll Learn

  • Integrate intelligent voice interfaces into iOS applications
  • Use frameworks to enable voice reactive iOS applications
  • Future proof your interface by understanding the expected future trends of voice recognition

Who This Book Is For
Primarily iOS developers, product and innovation managers, and UX experts. It will also be helpful to all developers/managers that want to provide conversational interfaces in their apps. 

About the authors

Martin Mitrevski works as a Technical Coordinator at the Swiss Software Company Netcetera. He’s developed mobile apps in the areas of virtual reality, transport, indoor navigation, insurance, weather, innovation tools, and live events. Lately, he's been fascinated by the possibilities that conversational interfaces bring in simplifying the user experience and how they might change the way we think about apps.

Enthusiastic about technology, well-crafted code, books, innovation, music, and everything that leads us to new and better directions. Martin follows the latest Cocoa Touch trends and software development principles in general. 

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Conversational Interfaces

    Mitrevski, Martin

    Pages 1-16

  • Booking a Ride with SiriKit

    Mitrevski, Martin

    Pages 17-55

  • Creating Lists with SiriKit

    Mitrevski, Martin

    Pages 57-89

  • Speech, Synthesizers, and Dialogflow

    Mitrevski, Martin

    Pages 91-142

  • Getting Started with Wit.ai

    Mitrevski, Martin

    Pages 143-164

Buy this book

eBook $19.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3396-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $29.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3395-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Developing Conversational Interfaces for iOS
Book Subtitle
Add Responsive Voice Control to Your Apps
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Martin Mitrevski
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3396-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3396-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3395-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 234
Number of Illustrations and Tables
66 b/w illustrations
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