RecognizeText - Amazon Lex

RecognizeText

Sends user input to Amazon Lex V2. Client applications use this API to send requests to Amazon Lex V2 at runtime. Amazon Lex V2 then interprets the user input using the machine learning model that it build for the bot.

In response, Amazon Lex V2 returns the next message to convey to the user and an optional response card to display.

Request Syntax

POST /bots/botId/botAliases/botAliasId/botLocales/localeId/sessions/sessionId/text HTTP/1.1 Content-type: application/json { "requestAttributes": { "string" : "string" }, "sessionState": { "activeContexts": [ { "contextAttributes": { "string" : "string" }, "name": "string", "timeToLive": { "timeToLiveInSeconds": number, "turnsToLive": number } } ], "dialogAction": { "slotToElicit": "string", "type": "string" }, "intent": { "confirmationState": "string", "name": "string", "slots": { "string" : { "shape": "string", "value": { "interpretedValue": "string", "originalValue": "string", "resolvedValues": [ "string" ] }, "values": [ "Slot" ] } }, "state": "string" }, "originatingRequestId": "string", "sessionAttributes": { "string" : "string" } }, "text": "string" }

URI Request Parameters

The request uses the following URI parameters.

botAliasId

The alias identifier in use for the bot that processes the request.

Required: Yes

botId

The identifier of the bot that processes the request.

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 10.

Pattern: ^[0-9a-zA-Z]+$

Required: Yes

localeId

The locale where the session is in use.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1.

Required: Yes

sessionId

The identifier of the user session that is having the conversation.

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 2. Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: [0-9a-zA-Z._:-]+

Required: Yes

Request Body

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.

requestAttributes

Request-specific information passed between the client application and Amazon Lex V2

The namespace x-amz-lex: is reserved for special attributes. Don't create any request attributes with the prefix x-amz-lex:.

Type: String to string map

Key Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1.

Required: No

sessionState

The current state of the dialog between the user and the bot.

Type: SessionState object

Required: No

text

The text that the user entered. Amazon Lex V2 interprets this text.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 1024.

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-type: application/json { "interpretations": [ { "intent": { "confirmationState": "string", "name": "string", "slots": { "string" : { "shape": "string", "value": { "interpretedValue": "string", "originalValue": "string", "resolvedValues": [ "string" ] }, "values": [ "Slot" ] } }, "state": "string" }, "nluConfidence": { "score": number }, "sentimentResponse": { "sentiment": "string", "sentimentScore": { "mixed": number, "negative": number, "neutral": number, "positive": number } } } ], "messages": [ { "content": "string", "contentType": "string", "imageResponseCard": { "buttons": [ { "text": "string", "value": "string" } ], "imageUrl": "string", "subtitle": "string", "title": "string" } } ], "requestAttributes": { "string" : "string" }, "sessionId": "string", "sessionState": { "activeContexts": [ { "contextAttributes": { "string" : "string" }, "name": "string", "timeToLive": { "timeToLiveInSeconds": number, "turnsToLive": number } } ], "dialogAction": { "slotToElicit": "string", "type": "string" }, "intent": { "confirmationState": "string", "name": "string", "slots": { "string" : { "shape": "string", "value": { "interpretedValue": "string", "originalValue": "string", "resolvedValues": [ "string" ] }, "values": [ "Slot" ] } }, "state": "string" }, "originatingRequestId": "string", "sessionAttributes": { "string" : "string" } } }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.

interpretations

A list of intents that Amazon Lex V2 determined might satisfy the user's utterance.

Each interpretation includes the intent, a score that indicates now confident Amazon Lex V2 is that the interpretation is the correct one, and an optional sentiment response that indicates the sentiment expressed in the utterance.

Type: Array of Interpretation objects

Array Members: Maximum number of 5 items.

messages

A list of messages last sent to the user. The messages are ordered based on the order that you returned the messages from your Lambda function or the order that the messages are defined in the bot.

Type: Array of Message objects

Array Members: Maximum number of 10 items.

requestAttributes

The attributes sent in the request.

Type: String to string map

Key Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1.

sessionId

The identifier of the session in use.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 2. Maximum length of 100.

Pattern: [0-9a-zA-Z._:-]+

sessionState

Represents the current state of the dialog between the user and the bot.

Use this to determine the progress of the conversation and what the next action may be.

Type: SessionState object

Errors

For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.

AccessDeniedException

HTTP Status Code: 403

BadGatewayException

HTTP Status Code: 502

ConflictException

HTTP Status Code: 409

DependencyFailedException

HTTP Status Code: 424

InternalServerException

HTTP Status Code: 500

ResourceNotFoundException

HTTP Status Code: 404

ThrottlingException

HTTP Status Code: 429

ValidationException

HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: