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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Enable the encoding to handle text files in ShiftJIS code.

There're a lot of ShiftJIs text files stored on Windows File System which we're going to crawl, but currently there's no way to change the encoding setting in WD(on CP4D), so all of them are garbled ( by default they are read as UTF-8 text).Plea...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Increased document splitting limit to 15,000

This enhancement would help customers to use the document splitting feature for very large document corpus and avoid any custom solution. Currently implemented for our client with WEX, with documents being split into up to 15000 segments. Related ...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Discovery highlight feature should exclude text inside image / anchor tags in html

Discovery highlight feature should exclude text inside image / anchor tags in htmlCurrently it searches entire html for highlight feature an inserts <em> </em> tags inside img tags or anchor tags also which then cause issues when the A...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Handle rating scale conversions between Documents rated using API and documents rated using Static relevancy training

Handle rating scale conversions between Documents rated using API and documents rated using Static relevancy training.We are an OEM partner of IBM and have built a Chatbot integration with Watson Discovery search. The end Users of Chatbot rate ind...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

WDS highlights should honour Advanced Search quotes

During Project Daisey development, we've come across the inconsistency between highlights returned by WDS and the query. Even if the WDS Query language query contains a compound term (which project daisey uses very frequently for financial terms...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Future consideration

Multiple rankers per collection

Are there any plans to suppport more than one ranker for a given Discovery collection. This would help us train and test a "ranker B" while "ranker A" is in production. The alternative that we see is to create duplicate/synched Discovery collectio...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Enhanced PDF Table handling

Many customer documents contain complex tables within PDFs. WDS can currently look into the tables, but often results in several cells being concatenated rendering the text unusable. Ultimately, it would be useful to also add the context of a cell...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Delivered

Ability to Split Documents At Ingest Time

It would be useful to be able to provide Discovery logic that would allow it to split one ingested document into multiple indexed documents. For example, make every paragraph or page a single Discovery document.
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 7 Delivered

Add capability for Normalization from dictionaries

Add capability for Normalization from dictionaries. At the moment, normalization is done from a generic dictionary, and it is important for clients to have normalization done from their dictionaries.
about 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Use visual recognition to analyze images in PDF's

When a user indexes a document there could be a large number of images that could have relevant information. As a user I would like to see those images added as metadata to the indexed document to make the WDS service smarter.
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration