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Tanay Pant, Building a Virtual Assistant for Raspberry Pi, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2167-9_1
1. Introduction to Virtual Assistants
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This chapter gives a detailed overview of what virtual assistants are, common virtual assistants in the market, what qualities a virtual assistant should possess, and the basic workflow and design for building a scalable virtual assistant. You also learn about the various tools required to build Melissa (your own virtual assistant) in upcoming chapters ...