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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Relevancy Training Evaluation Tooling & Metrics Dashboard

It will be good to have a capability in the tooling to do a train/test evaluation on a WDS collection and have the nDCG & recall metrics visible in the dashboard
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Provide summarisation capabilities

On knowledge management use case customers are asking for a solution that whilst retrieving pointers to relevant documents can provide a summary of the docs themselves. Customer in Banking and Insurance industries are the most interested, and in g...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Increased document splitting limit to 15,000

This enhancement would help customers to use the document splitting feature for very large document corpus and avoid any custom solution. Currently implemented for our client with WEX, with documents being split into up to 15000 segments. Related ...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Discovery web crawler - need support for crawling data from protected sites requiring authentication

We have an OEM aggrement with IBM for Watson services, Our internal Customers are evaluating crawling data from their web sites hosting Web content to Watson Discovery collection. The Watson Discovery connector for web crawling supports crawling d...
almost 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Planned for future release

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...
about 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.
almost 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.
almost 4 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.
over 1 year 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...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

request the nested fields will be available also in the Content Mining UI as well.

Our client are using the Box crawler in the Watson Discovery. This crawler is crawling data from the Box, however when analyzing documents in the Content Mining UI, it is unable to use facets which comes from metadata such as the author, folder na...
7 months ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration