What's new in QnA Maker
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Learn what's new with QnA Maker.
- QnA Maker managed has been re-introduced as Custom question answering feature in Text Analytics resource.
- Custom question answering supports unstructured documents.
- Prebuilt API has been introduced to generate answers for user queries from document text passed via the API.
- New version of QnA Maker launched in free Public Preview. Read more here.
- Simplified resource creation
- End to End region support
- Deep learnt ranking model
- Machine Reading Comprehension for precise answers
ORlogical combination of multiple metadata pairs
- Steps to configure Cognitive Search endpoints to be private, but still accessible to QnA Maker.
- Free Cognitive Search resources are removed after 90 days of inactivity.
- Updated Power Virtual Agent tutorial for faster and easier steps
- TLS 1.2 is now enforced for all HTTP requests to this service. For more information, see Azure Cognitive Services security.
- NPM package with GenerateAnswer API
- US Government cloud support for QnA Maker
- Multi-turn feature in GA
- Chit-chat support available in tier-1 languages
- Explicitly setting the language for all knowledge bases in the QnA Maker service.
- Import and export with XLS file format.
- Improved ranker model for French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese
- Support website content extraction
- SharePoint document support from authenticated access
- Active learning provides suggestions for new question alternatives based on real user questions
- Improved natural language processing (NLP) ranker model for English