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 uncover insights from pre-enriched news content. Use a dashboard to visualize the latest connections and trends for companies mentioned in the news.

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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

The service has been deprecated as of April 7, 2017 and will remain supported till Mar 7, 2018. Use the Watson Natural Language Understanding service to tap into the same powerful text analytics and natural language processing capabilities you've come to know and love from AlchemyAPI.

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A "chat" application that forecasts the weather.

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Voice of the Customer

Analyze consumer reviews and extract valuable insights.

Services Used

Discovery

Rapidly build a cognitive search and content analytics engine.

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This starter kit provides an approach to implementing an application that uses the Discovery service to gain valuable insights from customer opinions. The source data for the application is Amazon reviews.

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This sample application provides a generic approach for how to improve the results of the Discovery Service's search by ingesting and enriching documents with natural language processing and querying with these enrichments.

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