Larson Technical Services: Voice Technology Consulting

VoiceXML 2.0 for Developers

(4.0 day course)

Learning Objective

Learn VoiceXML 2.0 concepts, programming elements and coding techniques. Implement a variety of VoiceXML 2.0 applications. Complete a practice VoiceXML 2.0 Developer Certification test.

Target Audience

Speech Application Developers

Instructor Background

Dr. Jim Larson is the co-chair of the W3C Voice Browser Working Group, which recently adopted VoiceXML as the basis for its W3C Speech User Interface Framework. He is the author of the book, VoiceXML—Introduction to Developing Speech Applications. Dr. Larson is the manager of Advanced Human Input/Output at Intel Corporation. Jim is a certified VoiceXML 2.0 developer.

Detailed Description

  • VoiceXML Background
  • VoiceXML Application Structure
  • Menus
  • Forms and the Form Interpretation Algorithm
  • Input Form Items—<field> and <record> Elements
  • Executable Content and Navigation
  • Procedural Elements
  • Form Items—<object>, <subdialog> and <transfer> Elements
  • Variables
  • Events
  • Resource Management
  • Properties
  • Introduction to Grammars
  • Using Grammars in VoiceXML
  • Writing Complex Grammars
  • Speech Synthesis Markup Language
  • Introduction to Semantic Interpretation
  • Semantic Interpretation—Towards Natural Language Understanding
  • Creating Voice User Interfaces for Novice Callers
  • Creating Voice User Interfaces for Average Callers
  • Creating Voice User Interfaces for Experienced Callers
  • Introduction to CCXML
  • VoiceXML 2.1

Each attendee will receive

  • Course notes
  • Three practice tests
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • VoiceXML Guide CD
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