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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Allow custom IDs for documents when adding them to the discovery index

Whenever we face discovery setups with multiple stages or environments, its very hard and time consuming to manage multiple copies of the same document as discovery generates a new, different ID for each document in each collection. It would make ...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists

Standard WDS crawler for websites

The standard WDS crawler supports filesystem, sharepoint and databases. Since one of the few document types that WDS can ingest is HTML, it would make sense to have the standard crawler also support HTTP and HTTPS accessible websites. https://bigb...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists

Overlap of Left and right view of a page in SDU training

While tranining the SDU , a page is shown on left side with actual text and right side with boxes placed instead of text and coloured by appropriate fields but initially the color of text all over. In a dense document, it becomes difficult for use...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists

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

Remove or Strip HTML tags during ingestion

Affects both ingestion and document conversion / segmentation. Benefits usage of the ingested content making it consumable in a more basic format. Original customer use case was to not only remove / strip HTML but also segment based on HTML head...
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 4 Functionality already exists

Display correct document names in the SDU interface.

Nokia is using WDS for their HR Chatbot, and trying out long tail search optimisation through SDU. Anyhow, in the SDU UI's dropdown file list, the files uploaded from the CAESAR/SEA (chatbot asset) Admin Panel to Discovery always get "_" as the ex...
almost 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists

Smart Document Understanding returns document structure

Right now, the output of SDU is aggregated into a JSON array. It would be great if SDU could return the parsed structure of the document. This way we can know for sure if this word in the document is a 'Table of Content' type, or 'Subtitle' type.
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists

Detail metadata for enriched entities from WKS model

Currently, where is a detail information for enriched relation from WKS model, such as enriched sentences, position of first and second entities of the relation. We would like a similar detail information for enriched entities from WKS model too. ...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists

Multiple addition of sample questions in training

Training of Natural Language Query in Discovery: Every sample question for training can be added only once. In a real world scenario with automated feedback, similar questions / training data will be added more than one time only. Right now the tr...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists

Adding custom answers to relevancy training (answers not in the top 100)

Since WDS does Top K retrieval it is not always a case that relevant answers appear in the top 100. So a capability to add custom answers to relevancy training will be helpful
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Functionality already exists