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From Arohi Kumar <ar...@mobipulse.in>
Subject Re: Information Regarding Apache cTAKES-3.0
Date Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:16:15 GMT
Hi Pei,

Thank you for pointing me to the resources.


On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 1:08 AM, Chen, Pei <Pei.Chen@childrens.harvard.edu>wrote:

> [+dev]
> Hi Arohi,
> I'm glad that you have it working.
> To get started, I think a good place to get started would be to take a
> look at the current type system[1] which outlines the output[2] that cTAKES
> currently supports.
> As you already found, the IdentifiedAnnotation (and it's subsclasses such
> as xMention, and the UmlsConcept codes)
> Unfortunately, there isn't much more documentation than what's in the
> current guides[4] at this point in time.  However, the mailing lists are a
> great place to look for answers you may have.  To learn more about the flow
> of control of the code, you may want to check out the UIMA [4] framework
> which cTAKES is built on top of.
> [1]
> http://ctakes.apache.org/user-faqs.html#what-are-the-available-attributes-types-in-ctakes
> [2]
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ctakes/trunk/ctakes-type-system/src/main/resources/org/apache/ctakes/typesystem/types/TypeSystem.xml
> [3]
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CTAKES/cTAKES+3.1+Component+Use+Guide
> [4] http://uima.apache.org
> I hope that helps.
> --Pei
> From: Arohi Kumar [mailto:arohi@mobipulse.in]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2013 2:53 PM
> To: Chen, Pei
> Subject: Re: Information Regarding Apache cTAKES-3.0
> Hi Pei,
> Thanks for your suggestion. That worked like a charm. I also made it work
> using Lucene 3.6 to write a new index which was subsequently readable by
> the Lucene 4.0 jars present in the project. Just for curiosity, I have
> found(by experimenting with Lucene versions) that the original OrangeBook
> index was written to by a Lucene version preceding 1.9. Hope that I am
> right?
> Now that I am obtaining the output :
> I want to be able to understand what I am getting. I have looked at the
> output and things like the LookupWindowAnnotation, SignSymptomMention,
> Concept, UmlsConcept jump out as being really useful. I want to understand
> the other outputs as well as how the code gave them to me. I have looked at
> the Component Use Guide, which gives me a overall idea of the cTAKES
> pipeline. I am looking for a more detailed explanation.
> I understand that ultimately I will have to get my hands dirty and delve
> into the code. Are there any other resources for helping me get started
> like an explanation of the output and the flow of control of the code.
> Thank you
> Arohi Kumar
> Ex-CSE, IIT Kharagpur
> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 7:07 PM, Chen, Pei <Pei.Chen@childrens.harvard.edu>
> wrote:
> Hi Arohi,
> OrangeBook is included in cTAKES' ctakes-dictionary-lookup-res project now:
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ctakes/trunk/ctakes-dictionary-lookup-res/src/main/resources/org/apache/ctakes/dictionary/lookup/
> Feel free to let us know if that works for you.
> --Pei
> From: Arohi Kumar [mailto:arohi@mobipulse.in]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2013 6:29 AM
> To: Chen, Pei
> Subject: Re: Information Regarding Apache cTAKES-3.0
> I'm sorry, the link is
> https://sourceforge.net/p/ctakesresources/code/HEAD/tree/trunk/ctakes-resources-dictionary/src/main/resources/org/apache/ctakes/dictionary/lookup/OrangeBook/
> On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 3:58 PM, Arohi Kumar <arohi@mobipulse.in> wrote:
> Hi Pei,
> I am a newbie and learning Apache cTAKES-3.0 for a project.
> I was facing an error which was caused when lucene-4.0(included in Apache
> cTAKES) tries to read the OrangeBook index.
> I went through the mail archives and found that clearing up and replacing
> the OrangeBook index with
> will solve the problem. The above link seems to be broken. I will be
> grateful if you could send me an updated link if one exists.
> Some alternative ways of solving the problem:
> 1. Since the orangebook index has size of only 19,000(approx), I think
> that we can also write a new index using lucene-3.0(because 4.0 is able to
> read indexes written by 3.0 and later).
> 2. Change the lucene-4.0 jars in maven dependency to lucene-3.0 jars, but
> that would lead to dependencies being broken and so, I don't want to get
> into that.
> You suggestions are most welcome.
> Thanks
> Arohi Kumar
> Ex- CSE, IIT Kharagpur

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