Re: newbie questions about UIMA Types

2016-12-01 Thread Marshall Schor
Here's how I think about UIMA types, versus rich data structures available in modern programming languages. UIMA was designed to facilitate combining more-or-less independently developed components (Annotators). How each primitive annotator is programmed, internally, is invisible to UIMA - the

Re: newbie questions about UIMA Types

2016-12-01 Thread David Fox
Thanks for the detailed reply and examples. I¹ve got some tangentially related questions about types in UIMA C++, which I hope that either you or someone else can answer: If you need to use a custom Type in an annotator written with the UIMA C++ SDK, 1) do you need to define a corresponding