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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Spelling Correction

When I search on Discovery, it would be nice to have spelling corrections suggested which come from a Dictionary built on my data
over 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Delivered

Pease enable ICU Normalization Character Filter.

Currently the search in Discovery collection is case sensitive for English word while we search in Japanese collection.There are customers whose document has many trademarks or service names in Alphabet characters in which case we want to search t...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Delivered

Discovery News for Japan

Though I understand that it will happen after the "full support" of WDS Japanization, please announce the plan for Discovery News Japanization. Many Japanese banks, including the three largest, requires enriched Japanese news to monitor their loan...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 7 Delivered

Ontolection based query expansion in WDS (Existing WEX Feature)

It will be good to have query expansion in WDS like what we have in WEX
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Delivered

Remove restriction of 50 segments in document splitting feature of Discovery Service

Document splitting feature is very useful but currently it restricts to only 50 segments. We are dealing with huge documents so this restriction does not allow us to use this feature.
about 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 3 Delivered

Ability to copy the content of a user's collection by another user

it would be good to be able to copy the content of a user's collection by another user. Example, if I have a crawler set up to crawl some data, and I created a collection, I should be able to export that collection and share it with someone else. ...
about 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Delivered

Ability for users to customize their own list of Stop Words

As per title, this is a request for users to be able to customize their own list of stopwords to add to the default stop words list. Our clients in Japan have been using customized stop words, with the stop word differing among clients, hence the ...
about 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Delivered

Query for documents containing (or not containing) field

When ingesting documents with different schemas, it's difficult to be able to split the collection based on the fields which one schema contains (or is missing). Currently, there is no way to query for fields with an empty string, nor is it possib...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Delivered

Document splitting based on machine learning

Currently in order to split documents we need to painstakingly identify fonts that might be used as headings across all the different documents that we are ingesting. If the documents have a large variety of fonts and formatting this job becomes v...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Delivered

Proxy settings options need to include for all crawlers

Please add Proxy settings field for Sharepoint and Box crawler types also as for us both Sharepoint and Box are external sites and not able to connect to both without proxy. Please add those like Web Crawler. Sharepoint settings can be tracked via...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Delivered