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From Karthik Sarma <ksa...@ksarma.com>
Subject Re: Preparing for an Apache cTAKES 3.2 Release?
Date Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:57:08 GMT
Agreed

On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, vijay garla <vngarla@gmail.com> wrote:

> regardless of the name, I think it would be incredibly helpful to have
> thorough documentation on the dictionary lookup, how to configure it, and
> how to create new dictionaries.  I would venture to say that this is the
> most important component in cTAKES, and probably the one that has generated
> the most questions on the newsgroup.
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 9:21 AM, Finan, Sean <
> Sean.Finan@childrens.harvard.edu> wrote:
>
> > >. The newer NER should have in its name the Behavior...
> >
> > I agree, but the *2 module is a complete replacement for the current
> > lookup.  It does not (really) have any different behavior, just a
> different
> > implementation and performance.  We plan to swap out the old with the new
> > in the next release and get rid of the *2 suffix.  So, any name provided
> > now is just temporary - unless people don't like the name
> > "dictionary-lookup" at all.
> >
> > In my original sandbox it was named "RareWordLookup", a nod to its
> > implementation.  However, this doesn't help any users.
> >
> > Sean
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: andy mcmurry [mailto:mcmurry.andy@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 3:09 AM
> > To: dev@ctakes.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Preparing for an Apache cTAKES 3.2 Release?
> >
> > "2" doesn't mean much. The newer NER should have in its name the
> > Behavior...
> >
> > Perhaps something like MetaMap Usage
> > <http://metamap.nlm.nih.gov/Docs/MM09_Usage.shtml> "--allow_overmatches"
> > or  "--allow_concept_gaps" or .....other?
> >
> > Since yTex already provides a pluggable *DictionaryLookup, *that seems
> > like the best place to define the differing Behavior /  Usage.
> >
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CTAKES/User's+Guide
> > https://code.google.com/p/ytex/wiki/DictionaryLookup_V05
> >
> >
> > AndyMC
> >
> > On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 9:55 AM, britt fitch <britt.fitch@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I don’t have an issue with the *-2 name. I also don’t have any
> > > objections to renaming it.
> > >
> > > It might be nice to keep the old dictionary code around for a
> > > release-worth of time but after that I would vote purging it.
> > > If someone needs it after that it’ll be accessible in the archived
> > > releases.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Jun 10, 2014, at 12:48 PM, Chen, Pei
> > > <Pei.Chen@childrens.harvard.edu>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > I think James has a fair point here.
> > > > It may be worthwhile biting the bullet here and push forward.
> > > >
> > > > Since this essentially will be a full replacement of the
> > > ctakes-dictionary-lookup module, a good option maybe to just replace
> > > the entire module now and rename the existing module to * _deprecated.
> > > > How do folks feel about that?  In a nutshell,
> > > > ctakes-dictionary-lookup-2
> > > is a faster algorithm with a simpler code base- and comparable results
> > > (Sean has a full comparison in the documentation for those who are
> > curious).
> > > >
> > > > --Pei
> > > >
> > > >> -----Original Message-----
> > > >> From: britt fitch [mailto:britt.fitch@gmail.com]
> > > >> Sent: Monday, June 09, 2014 5:42 PM
> > > >> To: dev@ctakes.apache.org
> > > >> Subject: Re: Preparing for an Apache cTAKES 3.2 Release?
> > > >>
> > > >> There is some documentation in the dictionary2 module under
> > > >> /doc/DictionaryLookupHelp.{txt | docx} that gives some some details
> > > >> of
> > > the
> > > >> different lookup implementation options within that module that I
> > > >> found helpful.
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> On Jun 9, 2014, at 5:17 PM, Masanz, James J.
> > > >> <



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