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From "Lingren, Todd" <Todd.Ling...@cchmc.org>
Subject RE: using umls dictionary lookup offline?
Date Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:25:04 GMT
FWIW, MetaMap does the same.

Todd Lingren
Biomedical Informatics
Cincinnati Children's Hospital

-----Original Message-----
From: amcmurry [mailto:mcmurry.andy@gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2013 10:51 AM
To: dev@ctakes.apache.org
Subject: Re: using umls dictionary lookup offline?


In the iDASH download you supply your UMLS credentials, they check your cred, and give you
the whole NLP stack LICENSED and all. 
This includes cTAKES. 

Interesting, right? 

On Nov 15, 2013, at 5:50 AM, "Chen, Pei" <Pei.Chen@childrens.harvard.edu> wrote:

> Hi Matt,
> The license validation is ultimately the responsibility of the user.  
> So if you ensure you have the license, technically, what you can do is just write a Annotator
that just uses those resources directly :).
> --Pei
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Coarr, Matt [mailto:mcoarr@mitre.org]
>> Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2013 9:37 PM
>> To: dev@ctakes.apache.org
>> Subject: using umls dictionary lookup offline?
>> What would I need to do to run ctakes offline? In particular, I 
>> believe that means what do I need to do to get the full dictionary lookup to work?
>> Do I need to build my own UMLS dictionary database and use a custom 
>> dictionary class?
>> I looked around on the wiki (in the ctakes 3.0 and 3.1 developer 
>> guides and the ctakes 3.0 component guide).
>> I know way back when we used to have this before we simplified things 
>> by pre-packaging the UMLS dictionary and doing online validation of 
>> the UMLS username and password.
>> Thanks!
>> Matt

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