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From "Chen, Pei" <Pei.C...@childrens.harvard.edu>
Subject Re: CTAKES-224 - Common Type System - Add field to save preferredText in IdentifiedAnnotation
Date Thu, 03 Oct 2013 21:46:34 GMT
I was thinking of using the 'text' field defined in the custom dictionaries. But if its not
there the value will just be blank- probably not a huge issue. What do you think?

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On Oct 3, 2013, at 5:35 PM, "Wu, Stephen T., Ph.D." <Wu.Stephen@mayo.edu> wrote:

> How would you store preferred text for terms that are CUI-less or
> primarily referred to by another terminology/resource?
> stephen
> On 10/3/13 4:31 PM, "Chen, Pei" <Pei.Chen@childrens.harvard.edu> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> When I first added this Jira, it was intended to optionally save the
>> atom/text from the UMLS dictionary. I originally had it in the
>> IdentifiedAnnotation, but realized that IdentifiedAnnotation could
>> contain and OntologyArray of UmlsConcepts.  So I think we should add
>> preferredText in UmlsConcept instead of IdentifiedAnnotation.
>> [This will be useful for those would like the UMLS text along with the
>> CUI/Code save since it's already available and won't have to do a
>> secondary lookup futher downstream]
>> What does folks think before I go ahead and make that change-  I was
>> thinking of adding to the TypeSystem.xml first (the code hasn't been
>> modified to populate it yet).
>> --Pei

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