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Concordia University
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Using Knowledge-poor Coreference Resolution for Text Summarization

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TitleUsing Knowledge-poor Coreference Resolution for Text Summarization
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsBergler, S., R. Witte, M. Khalife, Z. Li, and F. Rudzicz
Refereed DesignationNon-Refereed
Conference NameWorkshop on Text Summarization
Tertiary TitleDocument Understanding Conference (DUC)
Date PublishedMay 31–June 1
Conference LocationEdmonton, Canada

We present a system that produces 10-word summaries based on the single summarization strategy of outputting noun phrases representing the most important text entities (as represented by noun phrase coreference chains). The coreference chains were computed using fuzzy set theory combined with knowledge-poor corefernce heuristics.


Copyright © 2003 Sabine Bergler, René Witte, Michelle Khalife, Zhuoyan Li, and Frank Rudzicz. All rights reserved.

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