Sentence Trimming and Selection: Mixing and Matching

TitleSentence Trimming and Selection: Mixing and Matching
Publication TypeBook Chapters
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsZajic D, Dorr BJ, Lin J, O'Leary DP, Conroy JM, Schlesinger JD
Book TitleDUC 06 Conference Proceedings
PublisherU.S. National Inst. of Standards and Technology

We describe how components from two distinct multi-document summarization systems were combined. Twenty four possible combinations of components were considered. We observed some contrasts between conservative and aggressive sentence compression (i.e., trimming) in the context of multi-document summarization.