Information Fusion in the Context of Multi-Document Summarization

Regina Barzilay, Kathleen R. McKeown, Michael Elhadad

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We present a method to automatically generate a concise summary by identifying and synthesizing similar elements across related text from a set of multiple documents. Our approach is unique in its usage of language generation to reformulate the wording of the summary.
Original languageEnglish GB
Title of host publication27th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA, 20-26 June 1999
EditorsRobert Dale, Kenneth Ward Church
PublisherAssociation for Computational Linguistics (ACL)
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 1999


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