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From Tim Miller <timothy.mil...@childrens.harvard.edu>
Subject Re: upgrade ClearTK dependency to 1.4.0?
Date Fri, 31 May 2013 20:24:57 GMT
Yeah, Pei, you're right, I was able to remove it w/o causing any errors. 
I'll check it in with the dependency and imports removed.

On 05/31/2013 03:39 PM, Chen, Pei wrote:
> Regarding the cleartk-examples dependency from the assertion module:
> I think there were some commits on this already [1].
> There is only a reference to the example classes in the imports now, but it's actually
never used.
> Perhaps Matt could chime.  Maybe it's as simple as just removing the examples from the
pom and imports.
> [1] http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-ctakes-dev/201210.mbox/%3CF085F637EA9843429DA7A267BBB709A01E8402EF%40IMCMBX04.MITRE.ORG%3E
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Steven Bethard [mailto:steven.bethard@Colorado.EDU]
>> Sent: Thursday, May 30, 2013 6:46 PM
>> To: ctakes-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: upgrade ClearTK dependency to 1.4.0?
>> I just released ClearTK 1.4.0 and there are a couple of reasons we should
>> probably consider updating the cTAKES dependency:
>> (1) ClearTK 1.4.0 can now load trained models from the classpath, so we
>> could get rid of the workaround
>> org.apache.ctakes.relationextractor.ae.RelationExtractorAnnotator.allowClas
>> sifierModelOnClasspath.
>> (2) ClearTK 1.4.0 has wrappers for multi-class classification with LIBLINEAR
>> which is orders of magnitude faster than LIBSVM.
>> The main downside is that models will have to be re-trained. (It's not
>> necessarily the case that all models would need to be retrained, depending
>> on exactly which classes they were using, but it's probably safer to do so.)
>> I believe this would mostly affect ctakes-temporal, ctakes-relation-extractor
>> and ctakes-assertion.
>> Thoughts?
>> Steve
>> P.S. I noticed that ctakes-assertion declares a dependency on cleartk-
>> examples. The cleartk-examples module was never intended for release,
>> and has not been released as part of ClearTK 1.4.0. Looking at the code, it
>> seems like the dependency in cleartk-examples is not needed, but perhaps a
>> ctakes-assertion person could weigh in on why this dependency was there?

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