Q) What was released as part of V1.2.0?
A) cTAKES release 1.2 includes a new annotator (beta version), SideEffect, which extracts physician-asserted drug side effects from clinical notes. This release also introduces icTAKES, which provides an integrated version of cTAKES for end users and developers. To distinguish these two cTAKES versions, cTAKES is distributed as cTAKES1.2.1 and icTAKES is distributed as cTAKES1.2.2.
Q) Were other pears updated?
A) Yes. There were fixes requiring updates to the core, Drug NER, smoking status, and dictionary lookup projects.
Q) What platforms was the updated pear tested for install verification?
A) Windows, Linux and Mac OS X 10.6