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From Arohi Kumar <ar...@mobipulse.in>
Subject Re: Information Regarding cTakes API from Java Program
Date Fri, 30 Aug 2013 15:05:52 GMT
Hi Pei,

Thanks for your reply. I will get to work and let you know of my progress
ASAP.

Arohi


On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 7:48 PM, Chen, Pei
<Pei.Chen@childrens.harvard.edu>wrote:

> Hi Arohi,
> Welcome!
> To use cTAKES programmatically, I would suggest:
> 1) Take a look at the current Type System [1] as that will outline all of
> the available output that is supported in cTAKES.
> 2) Understand a bit about UIMA [2], the framework that cTAKES was built on
> top of.
> 3) Take a look at uimaFIT[3] as that will probably make access the data
> objects and running a pipeline much easier via java code.
> 4) Take a look at a simple example such as that just extracts a list of
> UMLS CUI's [4]
>
> [1]
> http://ctakes.apache.org/user-faqs.html#what-are-the-available-attributes-types-in-ctakes
> [2] http://uima.apache.org
> [3] https://code.google.com/p/uimafit/ (in the process of being migrated
> to the UIMA project)
> [4]
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ctakes/trunk/ctakes-clinical-pipeline/src/main/java/org/apache/ctakes/clinicalpipeline/runtime/BagOfCUIsGenerator.java
>
> I hope that helps...
> --Pei
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Arohi Kumar [mailto:arohi@mobipulse.in]
> > Sent: Friday, August 30, 2013 4:13 AM
> > To: dev@ctakes.apache.org
> > Subject: Information Regarding cTakes API from Java Program
> >
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > I am a newbie and am working on developing an application with Apache
> > cTakes 3.0.
> >
> > I have installed Apache cTakes on my local machine using the tutorial
> given at
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CTAKES/cTAKES+3.0+Develope
> > r+Install+Guide
> > . I have also downloaded cTakes resources and  got my UMLS username and
> > password approved. I have tested the installaton by invoking CAS Visual
> > Debugger(CVD) from the command line, loading Analysis Engine as
> > AggregatePlaintextUMLSProcessor and running. I am interested in exploring
> > the different result fields that I am getting corresponding to the text
> that I
> > have given. *Please point me to some resources that will help me in
> > understanding the result. Also is the result in XML format?*
> >
> > My issue is regarding running this process(giving text and receiving
> results
> > after analyzing the text using AggregatePlaintextUMLSProcessor) from a
> Java
> > Program as it will be easier to automate*. Please point me to relevant
> > resources for doing this. *
> >
> > Thank you
> > Arohi
>

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