Developer guide

Provides a conceptual overview of Amazon Kendra, includes detailed instructions for using the various features, and provides a complete API reference for developers.


How does Kendra work?

End users interact with Kendra by searching for answers within an application, website, search bar, or chatbot interface. The upper half of the Kendra circle in green represents the three main response types from Kendra, including matching to FAQs, reading comprehension to extract suggested answers, and document ranking. The lower part of the circle includes under-the-hood features of Kendra, including relevance tuning and incremental learning. Lastly, you can see the content that can be indexed into Kendra, using built-in connectors for popular data sources. 

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