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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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support SAML for web crawler

The option to generate documents for question answering by web crawling does not work for us as we recently disabled basic auth and now require SAML. Would be great if the web crawler feature supported SAML.
6 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

Exclusion of HTML navigation elements in webcrawl

As users of WDS are currently not able to use SDU on crawled web documents, it is impossible to use the field definition and exclusion function WDS provides to exclude unwanted results from the index. In our case, website navigation and footers cr...
7 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

Search bar to search for a document to be rated in the rating results from UI

From the UI in Watson Discovery, the page dedicated to train Watson, by adding natural language queries and rating the results, sometimes a document that has to be rated is not present in the first pages, so it is time consuming to find that docum...
11 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

Search bar to search for a document to be rated in the rating results from UI

From the UI in Watson Discovery, the page dedicated to train Watson, by adding natural language queries and rating the results, sometimes a document that has to be rated is not present in the first pages, so it is time consuming to find that docum...
11 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

Rating results from UI in "0-10" format rather than "relevant/not relevant"

From the UI in Watson Discovery, the page dedicated to train Watson, by adding natural language queries and rating the results, lets the user define rating votes only in the "relevant/not relevant" format (Slide1.png). However, if the Watson train...
11 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

Don't kick off full recrawl if only the crawl schedule is changed on processing settings

Currently (WD 2.2.1 on CP4D) if you make any changes on the Processing Settings tab it kicks off a full recrawl, even if the changes would not have any material effect on the processed documents. For example, if only the crawl schedule is changed ...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Not under consideration

Document conversion should retain the original order of the document

Currently Discovery pulls tables, headings, footers and other Smart Document Understanding elements into their own array. This disrupts the flow of the original document, for instance the subheading is separated from the paragraph that immediately...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

The Numeral subfacet of the Part of Speech facet should be placed under the Noun subfacet.

In Japanese, some word appear in both Numeral subfacet and General Noun subfacet. So, We need to analyze twice, using each of the umeral subfacet and the General Noun subfacet. I know that it is very hard to strictly classify General Nouns and Num...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

Application registration or service principal

While connecting/setting up data sources for Watson Discovery, currently the only option is to include userid/credentials - this is not suitable in enterprise solutions (like our case) where we have multi-factor authentication enabled for userids....
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration

Support for authentication other than basic authentication on web crawlers

Watson Discovery's web crawlers implement Basic authentication support as website access authentication. Currently, there are few basic authentications for websites that are used commercially in the world, and most of them are "form authenticat...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Not under consideration