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Automatic multidocument summarization of research abstracts: Design and user evaluation

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Automatic multidocument summarization of research abstracts: Design and user evaluation
sets of research abstracts that may be retrieved by a digital library or search engine in response to a user query. y dissertation abstracts were selected as the sample domain in this study. A variable-based framework was proposed for integrating and organizing research concepts and relationships as well as research methods and contextual relations extracted from different dissertation abstracts. Based on the framework, a new summarization method was developed, which parses the discourse structure of abstracts, extracts research concepts and relationships, integrates the information ifferent abstracts, and organizes and presents them in a Web-based interface. The focus of this article is on the user evaluation that was performed to assess the overall quality and usefulness of the summaries. Two types of variable-based summaries generated using the summarization method—with or without the use of a taxonomy—were compared against a sentence-based summary that lists only the research-o...
Shiyan Ou, Christopher S. G. Khoo, Dion Hoe-Lian G
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Type Journal
Year 2007
Where JASIS
Authors Shiyan Ou, Christopher S. G. Khoo, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh
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