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From Peter Klügl <pklu...@ki.informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de>
Subject Re: CAS Viewer
Date Fri, 16 Jan 2009 12:50:37 GMT
Hi Tong,

I added a simple (trivial) exmaple xmiCAS with a type system to the CEV 
file package on sourceforge. The text is in german, but I think you can 
test at least the CEV functionality. The content is anyway fake.


Peter Klügl schrieb:
> Hi Tong,
>> When processing input files that contain HTML tags, most of 
>> annotators  will
>> "clean-up" the HTML tags before doing any further processing. As the 
>> result
>> of that, the xmiCAS doesn't contain the original HTML text anymore.
> Ah ok. Visual and layout information is quite important for my 
> extraction tasks. My rule language has the capability to dynamically 
> filter all kinds and combinations of markup and annotations types. 
> Therefore the original HTML text stays the main artifact in the xmiCAS 
> even if the tags contain no valuable information. I plan to integrate 
> "external" annotators with restrictions also in that manner.
>> I think the most useful feature of your plug-in is its capability to 
>> allow
>> users to edit the xmiCAS in the browser window similar to editing the 
>> page with an HTML Editor (Please corect me if I am wrong).
> I am not sure if I understand you. The structure or text of the HTML 
> cannot be modified by the CEV plugin (the rule language does such 
> things). I think the only real advantage to the CAS Viewer and the CAS 
> Editor is that the CEV can display annotations of an HTML artifact in 
> some kind of browser and the user can create new annotations in this 
> browser. It is really painfully to review or edit annotations in the 
> HTML source. There is probably no reason (except maybe the extension 
> point) to use the CEV plugin instead of the CAS Viewer if you are just 
> processing plain text.
>> Having some xmiCAS samples will help us to understand the plug-in's
>> capability.
> Yes, I will provide a simple example next week.
> Have a nice weekend!
> Peter

Peter Klügl
University of Würzburg

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