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CpeCasProcessor.java

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package org.apache.uima.collection.metadata;

import org.apache.uima.resource.metadata.MetaDataObject;

/**
 * An object that holds configuration that is part of the CPE descriptor. It provides the means of
 * configuring behavior that is common to all CasProcessor types.
 * 
 * 
 * 
 */
00031 public interface CpeCasProcessor extends MetaDataObject {
  /**
   * Sets CasProcessor's name
   * 
   * @param aName -
   *          CasProcessor name
   * @throws CpeDescriptorException
   */
  public void setName(String aName) throws CpeDescriptorException;

  /**
   * Returns CasProcessor's name
   * 
   * @return - name
   */
  public String getName();

  public void setSOFA(String aSOFA) throws CpeDescriptorException;

  public String getSOFA();

  /**
   * Sets CasProcessor descriptor path.
   * 
   * @param aDescriptor -
   *          descriptor path
   * @throws CpeDescriptorException
   * @deprecated Doesn't support the new import syntax.  Use setCpeComponentDescriptor() instead.
   */
  @Deprecated
  public void setDescriptor(String aDescriptor) throws CpeDescriptorException;

  /**
   * Returns CasProcessor descriptor.
   * 
   * @return descriptor
   * @deprecated Doesn't support the new import syntax.  Use getCpeComponentDescriptor().findAbsoluteUrl() instead.
   */
  @Deprecated
  public String getDescriptor();

  /**
   * Returns the {@link CpeComponentDescriptor} instance associated with this Cas Processor. That
   * object contains a path to the component descriptor.
   * 
   * @return {@link CpeComponentDescriptor} instance
   */
  public CpeComponentDescriptor getCpeComponentDescriptor();

  /**
   * Sets the {@link CpeComponentDescriptor} instance associated with this Cas Processor. That
   * object contains a path to the component descriptor.
   * 
   * @param aDescriptor {@link CpeComponentDescriptor} instance
   * @throws CpeDescriptorException 
   */ 
  public void setCpeComponentDescriptor(CpeComponentDescriptor aDescriptor) throws CpeDescriptorException;

  /**
   * Returns CasProcessor deployment type. Three types are currently supported:
   * <ul>
   * <li> integrated
   * <li> remote
   * <li> local
   * </ul>
   * 
   * @return - deployment mode
   */
  public String getDeployment();

  /**
   * Sets CasProcessor filter expression used by the CPE to route CASs. A CasProcessor can be
   * configured in the CPE Descriptor to use filtering using an SQL-like WHERE clause: where
   * featurespec [ and featurespec2 ...]. The featurespec can be one of these four forms and
   * meanings:
   * <ul>
   * <li> Feature Process CAS if the Feature is present (e.g. where Person)
   * <li> Feature! Process CAS if the Feature is not present (e.g. where Person!)
   * <li> Feature=value Process CAS if the Feature has this value( e.g. where Person=Bush)
   * <li> Feature!=value Process CAS if the Feature does not have this value (e.g. where
   * Person!=Bush)
   * 
   * The featurespecs are implicitly connected with and operators and precedence rules are currently
   * not supported.
   * 
   * @param aFilterExpression -
   *          filter
   * @throws CpeDescriptorException
   */
  public void setCasProcessorFilter(String aFilterExpression) throws CpeDescriptorException;

  /**
   * Returns CasProcessor filter expression. A CasProcessor can be configured in the CPE Descriptor
   * to use filtering using an SQL-like WHERE clause: where featurespec [ and featurespec2 ...]. The
   * featurespec can be one of these four forms and meanings:
   * <ul>
   * <li> Feature Process CAS if the Feature is present (e.g. where Person)
   * <li> Feature! Process CAS if the Feature is not present (e.g. where Person!)
   * <li> Feature=value Process CAS if the Feature has this value( e.g. where Person=Bush)
   * <li> Feature!=value Process CAS if the Feature does not have this value (e.g. where
   * Person!=Bush)
   * 
   * The featurespecs are implicitly connected with and operators and precedence rules are currently
   * not supported.
   * 
   * @return - filter expression
   */
  public String getCasProcessorFilter();

  /**
   * Sets CasProcessor's batch size.
   * 
   * @param aBatchSize -
   *          size of CasProcessor batch
   */
  public void setBatchSize(int aBatchSize);

  /**
   * Returns CasProcessor batch size
   * 
   * @return - batch size
   */
  public int getBatchSize();

  /**
   * Returns {@link org.apache.uima.collection.metadata.CasProcessorErrorHandling} object containing
   * strategies to deal with errors that may occur during processing. This object provides the means
   * of modifying error thresholds and actions to take when error thresholds are exceeded.
   * 
   * @return {@link org.apache.uima.collection.metadata.CasProcessorErrorHandling}
   */
  public CasProcessorErrorHandling getErrorHandling();

  /**
   * Returns {@link org.apache.uima.collection.metadata.CpeCheckpoint} object containing checkpoint
   * configuration ( checkpoint file, frequency of checkpoints )
   * 
   * @return {@link org.apache.uima.collection.metadata.CasProcessorErrorHandling}
   */
  public CpeCheckpoint getCheckpoint();

  /**
   * Returns {@link org.apache.uima.collection.metadata.CasProcessorDeploymentParams} object
   * containing deployment parameters used for launching CasProcessor. This object provides the
   * means of adding, getting, and removing
   * {@link org.apache.uima.collection.metadata.CasProcessorDeploymentParam} objects.
   * 
   * @return - object containing list of
   *         {@link org.apache.uima.collection.metadata.CasProcessorDeploymentParam}
   */
  public CasProcessorDeploymentParams getDeploymentParams();

  /**
   * Sets the max number of errors tolerated by the CPE. If the the threshold is exceeded the CPE
   * will take an action based on defined strategy. Max Error is defined in terms of a quotient,
   * like 3/1000. Where 3 is the actual max error tolerance and 1000 is a sample size. So the above
   * is interpreted as 3 errors per thousand entities processed.
   * 
   * @param aErrorCount -
   *          max error threshold
   */
  public void setMaxErrorCount(int aErrorCount);

  /**
   * Returns the max number of errors tolerated by the CPE. If the the threshold is exceeded the CPE
   * will take an action based on defined strategy. Max Error is defined in terms of a quotient,
   * like 3/1000. Where 3 is the actual max error tolerance and 1000 is a sample size. So the above
   * is interpreted as 3 errors per thousand entities processed.
   * 
   * @return - max error threshold
   */
  public int getMaxErrorCount();

  /**
   * Sets the sample size. Max Error is defined in terms of a quotient, like 3/1000. Where 3 is the
   * actual max error tolerance and 1000 is a sample size. So the above is interpreted as 3 errors
   * per thousand entities processed.
   * 
   * @param aErrorSampleSize
   */
  public void setMaxErrorSampleSize(int aErrorSampleSize);

  /**
   * Returns sample size. Max Error is defined in terms of a quotient, like 3/1000. Where 3 is the
   * actual max error tolerance and 1000 is a sample size. So the above is interpreted as 3 errors
   * per thousand entities processed.
   * 
   * @return - sample size
   */
  public int getMaxErrorSampleSize();

  /**
   * Sets a strategy for dealing with exceeding error thresholds. The three supported strategies
   * are:
   * <ul>
   * <li> terminate - termines the CPE
   * <li> continue - continue despite the error
   * <li> disable - disable CasProcessor
   * </ul>
   * 
   * @param aAction -
   *          action to take
   */
  public void setActionOnMaxError(String aAction);

  /**
   * Returns strategy for dealing with exceeding error thresholds. The three supported strategies
   * are:
   * <ul>
   * <li> terminate - termines the CPE
   * <li> continue - continue despite the error
   * <li> disable - disable CasProcessor
   * </ul>
   * 
   * @return - action to take
   */
  public String getActionOnMaxError();

  /**
   * Sets max tolerated restarts threshold for CasProcessor
   * 
   * @param aErrorCount -
   *          max restart count
   */
  public void setMaxRestartCount(int aErrorCount);

  /**
   * Returns max restarts threshold fro CasProcessor
   * 
   * @return - max restart count
   */
  public int getMaxRestartCount();

  /**
   * Sets strategy for dealing with exceeding error thresholds. The three supported strategies are:
   * <ul>
   * <li> terminate - termines the CPE
   * <li> continue - continue despite the error
   * <li> disable - disable CasProcessor
   * </ul>
   * 
   * @param aAction -
   *          action to take
   */
  public void setActionOnMaxRestart(String aAction);

  /**
   * Returns strategy for dealing with exceeding error thresholds. The three supported strategies
   * are:
   * <ul>
   * <li> terminate - termines the CPE
   * <li> continue - continue despite the error
   * <li> disable - disable CasProcessor
   * </ul>
   * 
   * @return the action to take when the error threshold is exceeded
   */
  public String getActionOnMaxRestart();

  /**
   * Sets the timeout value. The amount of time the CPE will wait for response from CasProcessor
   * 
   * @param aTimeoutValue -
   *          timeout value
   */
  public void setTimeout(int aTimeoutValue);

  /**
   * Returns the timeout value. The amount of time the CPE will wait for response from CasProcessor
   * 
   * @return - timeout value
   */
  public int getTimeout();

  /**
   * Adds deployment parameter used by the CPE when launching CasProcessor
   * 
   * @param aParamName -
   *          param name
   * @param aParamValue -
   *          param value
   * @throws CpeDescriptorException
   */
  public void addDeployParam(String aParamName, String aParamValue) throws CpeDescriptorException;

  /**
   * Returns {@link org.apache.uima.collection.metadata.CasProcessorConfigurationParameterSettings}
   * object containing overrides to parameter settings for this CAS Processor.
   * 
   * @return - object containing parameter setting overrides
   */
  public CasProcessorConfigurationParameterSettings getConfigurationParameterSettings();

  /**
   * Sets the {@link org.apache.uima.collection.metadata.CasProcessorConfigurationParameterSettings}
   * object containing overrides to parameter settings for this CAS Processor.
   * 
   * @param aSettings
   *          object containing parameter setting overrides
   */
  public void setConfigurationParameterSettings(CasProcessorConfigurationParameterSettings aSettings)
          throws CpeDescriptorException;

  public CpeSofaMappings getSofaNameMappings();

  /**
   * @param mappings
   */
  public void setSofaNameMappings(CpeSofaMappings mappings);

  public CasProcessorRunInSeperateProcess getRunInSeparateProcess();

  public void setIsParallelizable(boolean isP);

  public boolean getIsParallelizable();
}

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