Information fusion in the context of multi-document summarization

Regina Barzilay, Kathleen R. McKeown, Michael Elhadad

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Abstract

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
Pages (from-to)550-557
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics
Volume1999-June
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1999
Event37th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL 1999 - College Park, United States
Duration: 20 Jun 199926 Jun 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Linguistics and Language
  • Language and Linguistics

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