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From "Abramowitsch, Peter" <pabramowit...@hearst.com>
Subject Re: Help - cTakes with UMLS and Ytex
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:24:23 GMT
I'm not sure of Ytex adds another requirement, but is there any reason you
can't just download the pre-built UMLS tables and use the internal Ctakes
hsql DB mechanism as documented here? :

I would also choose the 'Fast UMLS analysis engine' as the original UMLS
engine is far too slow for parsing more than a couple of words at a time.
You can see why it is so slow when stepping through the classical UMLS
engine with a debugger.    The fast AE lookup mechanism, however, is

You won't need Oracle at all for this.


On 6/27/16, 11:30 AM, "Vivek Venugopal" <mevichu@gmail.com> wrote:

>At the University of Minnesota, We are trying to set up cTakes with UMLS
>and see how we can utilize it for the data mining  purposes.
>We did the following so far..
>1. Installed cTakes
>2. set up UMLS in an Oracle data base as per -
>3. installed YTEX as per -
>However, I am not seeing any dictionary lookup tables being created, even
>after configuring ytex.properties.
>I am desperately looking for any document related to the set up or
>Thank you,
>Vivek Venugopal.

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