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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Ability to connect OWL ontology to Discovery JSONs

Ability to connect OWL ontology to Discovery JSONs This to imply an instance of an ontology / knowledge graph where enrichments from WDS would be associated with nodes of an ontology and returned from an WDS query? Currently WDS only works with e...
about 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Ability to translate document language on ingestion

This will provide the capability to select the language that the user wants in the index. Since the documents can be split/ retained as is in WDS and has the full text, there should be an out of the box integration with language translator to tran...
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Not under consideration

Enable SAML based authentication for Watson Discovery Web Crawler

Hi - We would like to have IBM enable SAML based authentication for the Watson Discovery web crawler. Most of the web pages we'd like to crawl here at CVS are protected by SAML authentication... however, Watson Discovery does not support SAML auth...
over 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Allow querying without expansion

Today, when expansions are defined for a collection, the expansions are always applied. However, there are some cases where one would like to submit a query without having it expanded, like a "do not expand" flag. A concrete case is the following:...
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Highlights should include JSON object for Entity and relations

During Projcet Daisey development, we are experiencing very long overall query times and one of the issues is the amount of processing we have to perform on the results to be able to display evidence to the user. When a user searches in WDS fo...
almost 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 3 Future consideration

Bring back Host Rank to enable filtering out unreliable sources

Host Rank allowed for filtering out sources with a low score. Without it, offensive, inappropriate, and fake sources creep into the News query results. The current mechanism of submitting individual source complaints is ineffective.
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Not under consideration

Admin rights to new WKS instance

When I create a new subscription to WKS, it does not automatically assign any rights to the creator. WKS tool assigns admin rights to the first person using it and now others cannot even find who has admin rights. This makes it hard for us to admi...
about 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Include multiplier operator on filter

The multiplier operator only works on the query paramter. - 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

Enable additional Watson services as optional enrichments

As part of enriching documents ingested into Discovery, users have indicated the need augment existing NLU enrichments with additional Watson services. Specifically, a user wanted to use personality insights and NLC to help surface insights on con...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Allow updating metadata without updating the document in "Update Document" Discovery API request

At this time, we need upload the same document due to update only metadata. I want to update metadata of a document without updating the document because it takes a long time to process the document uploaded.
about 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration