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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Include multiplier operator on filter

The multiplier operator only works on the query paramter. -https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/discovery?topic=discovery-query-operators#multiplier It would be useful if it could be used on the filter paramter or at least specify in the documentation that ...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 3 Functionality already exists

API to import SDU Model to a collection

Currently i can create configurations, create collection and add the config to the collection, update stop words , the only thing I cannot do is import the SDU model. This functionality is requested by few clients as they manage the initial creati...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Watson WKS multiple document error display

Would it be possible to have Watson WKS display all documents that werent able to be read rather than having to load the same document set multiple times just to find all the documents that are corrupt/ troublesome? The WKS document loading functi...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

API manager Rest API to Capture API metrics at Space level

Regarding obtaining data at catalog we have rest API to get the metrics.I checked the result of the REST API and realised that it does not contain in which space the product / API belongs to, our ultimate goal is to get the analytics data for the ...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Not under consideration

Add ability to recognize hand written text and fillable PDFs using SDU

SDU works really well for documents with printed text, but it doesn't recognize text in hand-written/hand-filled documents or forms. It also doesn't recognize text in fillable PDFs. It would be nice to have SDU extract text from fillable PDFs and ...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

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.
almost 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

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). Pleas...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Enable multiple language collections

We have many customers in Europe who have content in multiple languages. In WEX AC and oneWEX this was not a problem as the first step in the WEX analysis pipeline is to determine the main langaueg for a document and then apply the relevant out of...
almost 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 ...
about 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Defect in parsing of webhose news site scraping

webhose provides articles scraped from news sites and the parsing of these sites is used for Watson NLU enrichments Some urls contain additional articles that are extraneous to the main article. The parser includes this extraneous text as part of ...
about 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Not under consideration