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Watson Discovery

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Provide a Watson Discovery API that can do search across multiple Projects and score results

Provide a Watson Discovery API that can do search across multiple Projects and score results. We can support querying across Projects by querying individual Projects in parallel and aggregating the results. However aggregating results from indepen...
7 months ago in Watson Discovery 0 Not under consideration

WD - Support custom tokenization dictionaries

In a project of moving from WKS to WD Entity Extractor, our customer needs the support for Dictionary-based tokenization. In current use case, there are some recurring scenarios that contains dotted words, like "sentenza n. 151", D.P.R. 45/2002" A...
8 months ago in Watson Discovery 0 Not under consideration

View Synonym and Stopword Files in Discovery v2

We should be able to see the filename for Stopwords and Synonyms, when it was uploaded, and by whom. We should be able to view the stopword or synonym file before blindly deleting it. We should also be able to save/download the file.
8 months ago in Watson Discovery 0 Not under consideration

IBM to enhance the Filters for Sharepoint connector so that besides specifying which file extensions to crawl (viz. .aspx pages) one should be able to specify exclude ListItemCollection pages

This enhancement will allow more fine grained control over which items to crwal using Watson Discovery v2 Sharepoint connector. For one use case, there are 11362 ListItemCollection type .aspx pages and 1000 real .aspcx pages. Currently Sharepoint ...
9 months ago in Watson Discovery 1 Not under consideration

Need access control at project level of Watson Discovery

Customer will use Watson Discovery as the NLP solution. Customer has very specific requirement that group A can only see data set 1, while group B only see data set 2, but in WD, all people can see all projects (including all the files/ data) with...
11 months ago in Watson Discovery 1 Not under consideration

Watson Discovery : Box connector should be able to crawl with Service Accounts when "App Access Only" is selected

https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/discovery-data?topic=discovery-data-connector-box-cloud&locale=en While configuring a Box connector, many customers need to select "App Access Only" for security reason. With that, currently only App Users are select...
12 months ago in Watson Discovery 0 Not under consideration

Delete expired pages during web crawl

When Watson Discovery Cloud recrawls a website(s) it is only able to update or bring in new content to the collections. It does not have the ability to delete any expired/removed pages from the index. Instead, either a custom solution is needed to...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery 0 Not under consideration

How to check API usage

Situation/Task: Request to get the number of queries for Enterprise plan instance. Result: Currently there's no function to get the number of queries if the instance has unlimited queries.
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery 0 Not under consideration

Clear instructions/information panel on using Document Classifier trained with custom dictionaries

Document classifiers are extremely valuable in programmatically sorting document types based on its content. The document classifier in WDS can be trained solely on parts-of-speech or in combination with additional assets such as custom dictionari...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery 0 Not under consideration

A function that brings up words that are similar in usage from a certain word

< Assumed procedure> (1) Prepare the original word (seed) (including nouns, verbs, adjectives, and sentence expressions if possible)(2) Estimate and output words that are used in the same way as Seed from the input sentences.(3) Check the wo...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery 0 Not under consideration