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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
over 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...
almost 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

About available languages of when defining Entity/Relation in Knowledge Studio.

I would like to request Japanese added to characters that can be used for Entities/Relations in Knowledge Studio. (This request is strongly seek by our clients of a major cosmetics manufacturer that has expanded worldwide through our Project.) the...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Smart Document Understanding to produce a readable PDF from original scanned PDF

In solutions where text archives are digitized to become searchable in Watson Discovery, Smart Document Understanding is a promising new feature. However, it does not by side effect produce a searchable (text-based) PDF when OCRing a scanned PDF. ...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Planned for future release

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 ...
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 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
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 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 ...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 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...
about 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 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...
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.
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration