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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Need access control at project level of Watson Discovery

Customer will use Watson Discovery as the NLP solution. Customer has very specific requirement that group A can only see data set 1, while group B only see data set 2, but in WD, all people can see all projects (including all the files/ data) with...
18 days ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Watson Discovery : Box connector should be able to crawl with Service Accounts when "App Access Only" is selected

https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/discovery-data?topic=discovery-data-connector-box-cloud&locale=en While configuring a Box connector, many customers need to select "App Access Only" for security reason. With that, currently only App Users are select...
about 1 month ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Delete expired pages during web crawl

When Watson Discovery Cloud recrawls a website(s) it is only able to update or bring in new content to the collections. It does not have the ability to delete any expired/removed pages from the index. Instead, either a custom solution is needed to...
2 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

How to check API usage

Situation/Task: Request to get the number of queries for Enterprise plan instance. Result: Currently there's no function to get the number of queries if the instance has unlimited queries.
2 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Clear instructions/information panel on using Document Classifier trained with custom dictionaries

Document classifiers are extremely valuable in programmatically sorting document types based on its content. The document classifier in WDS can be trained solely on parts-of-speech or in combination with additional assets such as custom dictionari...
2 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

A function that brings up words that are similar in usage from a certain word

< Assumed procedure> (1) Prepare the original word (seed) (including nouns, verbs, adjectives, and sentence expressions if possible)(2) Estimate and output words that are used in the same way as Seed from the input sentences.(3) Check the wo...
2 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Watson Discovery should parse the tables in PDF documents such that text in each cell is parsed with integrity and not get truncated when there's a line break

Clients expect PDF table parsing to work without errors that truncate text
4 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Watson Discovery v2 connectors for private/protected websites should support redirection support other Authenication mechanisms

Customer has a private / protected website that they want to crawl using a Discovery v2 IBM connector for web crawling. The private / protected website has redirection to login page and authentication is using Azure Multi Factor authentication. To...
5 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Configure level for search

Hello, I need to limit the web crawler search to the first level, but there isn't any way to configure the search level
6 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Not under consideration

Detect duplicates

Hello, I have a Web Crawler and I need to exclude duplicates from search results
6 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Not under consideration