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Subject: Spec UIMA v1.0 Submitted for OASIS Standard
OASIS Members: The OASIS Unstructured Information Management Architecture (UIMA) Technical Committee has submitted the following specification, which is an approved Committee Specification, to be considered as an OASIS Standard: Unstructured Information Management Architecture 1.0 The text of the TC submission is appended. You now have until 15 February to familiarize yourself with the submission and provide input to your organization's voting representative. On 16 February, a Call For Vote will be issued to all Voting Representatives of OASIS member organizations. They will have until the last day of February, inclusive, to cast their ballots on whether this Committee Specification should be approved as an OASIS Standard or not. Members who wish to discuss this ballot may do so through firstname.lastname@example.org. In accordance with the OASIS Technical Committee Process, this Committee Specification has already completed the necessary 60-day public review period as noted in the submission below. The normative TC Process for approval of Committee Specifications as OASIS Standards is found at http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/process-2008-06-19.php#OASISstandard Any statements related to the IPR of this specification are posted at: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/uima/ipr.php Your participation in the review and balloting process is greatly appreciated. Mary ----------------------------------------------------------- Mary P McRae Director, Technical Committee Administration OASIS: Advancing open standards for the information society email: email@example.com web: www.oasis-open.org phone: 1.603.232.9090 ----------------------- (a) Links to the approved Committee Specification in the TC's document repository, and any appropriate supplemental documentation for the specification, both of which must be written using the OASIS templates. The specification may not have been changed between its approval as a Committee Specification and its submission to OASIS for consideration as an OASIS Standard, except for the changes on the title page and running footer noting the approval status and date. Unstructured Information Management Architecture 1.0 PDF: http://docs.oasis-open.org/uima/v1.0/cs01/uima-spec-cs-01.pdf HTML: http://docs.oasis-open.org/uima/v1.0/cs01/uima-spec-cs-01.html Editable Source (Word): http://docs.oasis-open.org/uima/v1.0/cs01/uima-spec-cs-01.doc Namespace RDDL files: http://docs.oasis-open.org/uima/v1.0/cs01/base.ecore/uima.base-rddl.html http://docs.oasis-open.org/uima/v1.0/cs01/pe.ecore/uima.peServiceXMI-rddl.ht ml http://docs.oasis-open.org/uima/v1.0/cs01/peMetadata.ecore/uima.peMetadata-r ddl.html http://docs.oasis-open.org/uima/v1.0/cs01/peService/peService-rddl.html (b) The editable version of all files that are part of the Committee Specification; See above. (c) Certification by the TC that all schema and XML instances included in the specification, whether by inclusion or reference, including fragments of such, are well formed, and that all expressions are valid; All schema and XML instances included in the specification are well formed and all expressions are valid. (d) A clear English-language summary of the specification; Unstructured information may be defined as the direct product of human communication. Examples include natural language documents, email, speech, images and video. The UIMA specification defines platform-independent data representations and interfaces for software components or services called analytics, which analyze unstructured information and assign semantics to regions of that unstructured information. (e) A statement regarding the relationship of this specification to similar work of other OASIS TCs or other standards developing organizations; This specification is related to: OASIS Unstructured Operation Markup Language (UOML). The UIMA specification, however, is independent of any particular model for representing or manipulating unstructured content. (f) The Statements of Use presented above; IBM: http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/uima/200810/msg00020.html Carnegie Mellon University: http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/uima/200810/msg00018.html Amsoft: http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/uima/200810/msg00017.html Thomson Reuters: http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/uima/200810/msg00019.html University of Tokyo: http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/uima/200810/msg00016.html (g) The beginning and ending dates of the public review(s), a pointer to the announcement of the public review(s), and a pointer to an account of each of the comments/issues raised during the public review period(s), along with its resolution; The public review began 9 August 2008 and ended 8 October 2008. Announcement of public review: http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/tc-announce/200808/msg00003.html No comments were received. (h) An account of and results of the voting to approve the specification as a Committee Specification, including the date of the ballot and a pointer to the ballot; Ballot to approve the Committee Specification: http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=1574 (i) An account of or pointer to votes and comments received in any earlier attempts to standardize substantially the same specification, together with the originating TC's response to each comment; This is the first submission to the OASIS Membership. (j) A pointer to the publicly visible comments archive for the originating TC; http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/uima-comment/ (k) A pointer to any minority reports delivered by one or more Members who did not vote in favor of approving the Committee Specification, which report may include statements regarding why the member voted against the specification or that the member believes that Substantive Changes were made which have not gone through public review; or certification by the Chair that no minority reports exist. There are no minority reports.