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From "Masanz, James J." <Masanz.Ja...@mayo.edu>
Subject RE: Converting cTAKES to UIMAfit
Date Tue, 01 Oct 2013 19:12:16 GMT
I think it would be great if you could do that Rob.

-----Original Message-----
From: dev-return-2073-Masanz.James=mayo.edu@ctakes.apache.org [mailto:dev-return-2073-Masanz.James=mayo.edu@ctakes.apache.org]
On Behalf Of Pei Chen
Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2013 1:54 PM
To: dev@ctakes.apache.org
Subject: Re: Converting cTAKES to UIMAfit

Agreed,
There have been few good places where uimaFIT may be useful:
Feel free to check out any existing items and add/create items:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CTAKES-135?jql=project%20%3D%20CTAKES%20AND%20text%20~%20uimafit

On the top of my head:
1) Type System detection
2) JCasUtil (selectCovered, etc.)
3) Input Parameter handling
4) Annotator, Pipeline instantiation/creation

Note: There may be a valid use case to have a few default XML
configurations (mainly in production use where you may want to swap configs
without having to recompile code.)




On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Robert Spurrier <
robert.spurrier@explorys.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Working with UIMAfit makes annotator/pipeline development a sheer joy. I
> thouroughly dislike keeping track of annotator descriptors  during
> development.
>
> Is it worth converting cTAKES to use UIMAfit as exclusively as possible? I
> would not mind taking on that responsibility if It meant blowing away as
> many descriptors as possible =]
>
> Thanks,
> Rob
>

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