Starter Kits

Get a jumpstart building your cognitive app with code examples that combine multiple services for common use cases.

Answer Retrieval

Find and surface the most relevant responses to natural language queries from a large set of unstructured data.

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Retrieve and Rank

Enhance information retrieval with machine learning

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This sample application provides a generic approach to ingest documents & train a ranker using Retrieve & Rank. Additionally the starter kit shows developers how to improve the results of the machine learning algorithm through feature engineering.

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News Intelligence

Build applications that use a cognitive search and content analytics engine to identify patterns, trends and actionable insights that help both companies and individuals make better decisions.

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Discovery

Rapidly build a cognitive search and content analytics engine.

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This sample application demonstrates how to query news content to understand what people are saying or feeling about important topics

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Social Customer Care

Social Customer Care monitors social media, understands brand customer needs or requests and responds proactively.

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Personality Insights

Understand personality characteristics, needs, and values in written text

Natural Language Classifier

Interpret and classify natural language with confidence.

Tone Analyzer

Understand tone and style in written text

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This sample application demonstrates how to gather personality and brand intelligence from tweets and responds with an appropriate next best action.

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Text Message Chatbot

This starter kit uses Watson Conversation, AlchemyLanguage APIs, and the Weather API to demonstrate how to create an intuitive natural language conversation chatbot that connects to other services.

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Conversation

Build chatbots that understand natural language and deploy them on messaging platforms and websites, on any device

AlchemyLanguage

Natural language processing for advanced text analysis. This service is deprecated as of April 7, 2017. See its documentation for more information.

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A "chat" application that forecasts the weather.

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Voice of the Customer

The starter kit provides a generic approach to implementing an application that analyzes customer reviews to help companies gauge the voice of customer. This starter kit demonstrates how to train and deploy a custom NLP model using Watson Knowledge Studio. The source data for the sample application is Amazon reviews.

Services Used

AlchemyLanguage

Natural language processing for advanced text analysis. This service is deprecated as of April 7, 2017. See its documentation for more information.

Natural Language Classifier

Interpret and classify natural language with confidence.

Sample Code

Analyze consumer reviews and extract actionable insights.

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