Frequently Asked Questions

cTAKES is a natural language processing system for extraction of information from electronic medical record clinical free-text. Originally developed at the Mayo Clinic, it has expanded to being used by various institutions internationally.
The best way to get started with using cTAKES is to read the User Install Guide or the Developer Install Guide.
You can search through the mail archives, JIRA issues, or email dev at with a description of your issue.