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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.9

Unstructured Information Management Architecture (UIMA)
Unstructured Information Management Architecture (UIMA) Standard or Specification

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Description: Unstructured Information Management Architecture (UIMA) is an Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) standard for content analysis. This standard 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. The principal objective of this standard is to support interoperability among analytics. This objective is subdivided into the four design goals which include data representation, data modeling and interchange, service-level interoperability, and discovery, reuse, and composition.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.6
Decision Date: 06/25/2020
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Standards Body: OASIS
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (06/25/2020).