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AnalysisEngineServiceStub.java

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package org.apache.uima.analysis_engine;

import org.apache.uima.cas.CAS;
import org.apache.uima.resource.ResourceServiceException;
import org.apache.uima.resource.ResourceServiceStub;

/**
 * A stub that calls a remote AnalysisEngine service.
 * 
 * 
 */
00031 public interface AnalysisEngineServiceStub extends ResourceServiceStub {
  /**
   * Performs service call to process an entity.
   * 
   * @param aCAS
   *          the CAS to process
   * 
   * @return metadata for the Analysis Engine
   */
  public abstract void callProcess(CAS aCAS) throws ResourceServiceException;

  /**
   * Performs service call to inform the AnalysisEngine that the processing of a batch has been
   * completed.
   */
  public abstract void callBatchProcessComplete() throws ResourceServiceException;

  /**
   * Performs service call to inform the AnalysisEngine that the processing of a collection has been
   * completed.
   */
  public abstract void callCollectionProcessComplete() throws ResourceServiceException;
}

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