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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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API to inspect collection status in detail.

The WD for CP4D has API v2 which does not have listing collection details. Sometimes collection stops processing documents and not sure what is the collection status for trouble shooting.
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 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 html Currently 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 ...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Discovery's SDU (powerpoint note column)

Powerpoint slides have a note field below the slide. It contains important texts.I want to get the text of the note field with SDU. When I tested it, I couldn't get the text in the note field. I'd like to get the text in the note field with SDU
almost 2 years 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 in...
over 2 years 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 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Future consideration

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.
over 4 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 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Want to use the crawl date as a date in the Content Miner when using the web crawler.

The customer used oneWEX before, and has been migrating to WD Premium service since June 2021. However the customer are suffering from lack of functionality in WD. In oneWEX, when crawled data with using the web crawler, it was possible to set ...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

An API to download the training data applied by WDS

A way to download the training data that has been applied instead of just downloading all the training provided as input to the system ? This is because we need to provide the client with the list of all training that has actually been applied to ...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 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...
almost 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration