What are the categories of models

AI models and business scenarios

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In AI Builder, you can choose from several types of models that are suitable for different business scenarios. For example, if you want to use AI to recognize your products in images, you can create, train, and publish a custom AI Builder object recognition model. If you want to use AI to automate your expense reports by scanning and processing business receipts, you can use AI Builder's pre-built receipt scanning model that is out of the box. If you want to design a marketing campaign based on patterns in your historical data, you can create, train and publish a custom predictive model in AI Builder that is tailored to your business and uses your own historical data. These are just a few of the ways you can add information to your business processes with AI Builder.

To build a model with AI Builder, sign in to Power Apps and select in the left navigation pane AI Builder > Build out. Pick the type of model that suits what you want to do and you're ready to get started.

Model types

Let's take a look at the different types of models available in AI Builder and how they are classified. Later, we'll look at common business scenarios and the types of models that are appropriate for them.

AI Builder models are classified according to the AI ‚Äč‚Äčtype (category) they are using and the type of model they are building. The build type indicates whether it is a customizable model that you need to build, train, and publish for its intended use, or a pre-built model that is ready to use out of the box. In general, AI Builder custom models are suitable for applications where you work with data that is unique to your business. Predefined models are available for scenarios common to different types of companies.

General business scenarios

The different types of AI models that AI Builder provides provide organizations with a wide range of AI capabilities without the need for coding or data skills. However, if you're not a developer or a data scientist, you may be wondering what practical uses these types of models have. While the possibilities are endless, here are some common business scenarios and the types of AI models that work for them:

Corporate scenarioModel type
Automate customer application processingForm processing
Automate expense reportsDocument processing
Categorize user feedback based on their focusCategory classification
Extract insights from product reviewsEntity extraction
Identify the language of the textLanguage recognition
Identify and classify customer feedbackSentiment analysis
Translate support requests into your languageText translation
Identify fraudulent transactionsforecast
Be notified of social media posts referring to your brandKeyword recognition
Automate contact listBusiness card reader
Automate inventoryObject recognition
Photograph text and save it in a databaseText recognition

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See also

Feature availability by region