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Title: Multi-document summarization of dissertation abstracts using a variable-based framework
Authors: Ou, Shiyan
Goh, Dion Hoe-Lian
Khoo, Christopher S. G.
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Computer science and engineering::Information systems::Information storage and retrieval
Issue Date: 2003
Source: Ou, S., Khoo, C. S. G., & Goh, H. L., (2003). Multi-document summarization of dissertation abstracts using a variable-based framework. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Annual Meeting 2003, (October 19-22, Long Beach, California, USA), 230-239.
Abstract: This paper reports initial work on developing a method for automatic construction of multi-document summaries of sets of domain-specific dissertation abstracts. A variable-based framework for multi-document summarization of dissertation abstracts in the field of sociology and psychology that makes use of the macro-level and micro-level discourse structure of dissertation abstracts as well as cross-document structure is proposed. The micro-level structure of problem statements found in a sample of 50 dissertation abstracts was analyzed, and the common features found are described. A list of indicator phrases that denote different aspects of the problem statements is provided.
DOI: 10.1002/meet.1450400129
Fulltext Permission: open
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