Glad that it worked !
I think resources are missing in your cTakes installation.
Did you download the UMLS resources separately from
And You have to put these resources under *org/apache/ctakes/dictionary/*
Hope that Helps !
On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 3:45 PM, Gianfrancesco, Milena <
> Thanks, Bandeep. That seems to have solved that issue, but now when I try
> to load AE I get an error message popup that states:
> "org.apache.uima.resource.ResourceInitializationException". I'm not sure
> what this means? It only happens when I try to load the AEs that utilize
> Thanks in advance.
> *From:* Bandeep Singh [bsi...@phemi.com]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 13, 2016 5:24 PM
> *To:* email@example.com
> *Subject:* Re: Trouble loading AE
> Hi Milena,
> It looks like a classic example of Java version mismatch. One of the
> dependencies of cTakes is Java 8
> Please make sure you have JAVA SDK installed and not JRE. I have OpenJDK 8
> running on my system and cTakes runs fine on my system.
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 2:32 PM, Gianfrancesco, Milena <
> milena.gianfrance...@ucsf.edu> wrote:
>> I have just installed cTakes and followed instructions in the 3.2 User
>> Install Guide. However, I am unable to load an AE. I have a UMLS user name
>> and password, and have updated the appropriate scripts as outlined in the
>> User Guide, yet I get this error when trying to load any AE (even the
>> non-UMLS ones):
>> Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0"
>> org/apache/ctakes/dependency/parser/ae/ClearNLPDependencyParserAE :
>> Unsupported major.minor version 51.0
>> at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass1(Native Method)
>> at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClassCond(ClassLoader.java:637)
>> at java.lang.ClassLoader.defineClass(ClassLoader.java:621)
>> at java.security.SecureClassLoader.defineClass(SecureClassLoade
>> at java.net.URLClassLoader.defineClass(URLClassLoader.java:283)
>> at java.net.URLClassLoader.access$000(URLClassLoader.java:58)
>> at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(URLClassLoader.java:197)
>> at java.security.AccessController.doPrivileged(Native Method)
>> at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(URLClassLoader.java:190)
>> …… + more
>> I have double checked that I have the latest Java software. Any idea
>> what could be causing this error?
>> Thank you!