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Using the Annotated Bibliography as a Resource for Indicative Summarization

Kan, Min-yen; McKeown, Kathleen; Klavans, Judith L.

We report on a language resource consisting of 2000 annotated bibliography entries, which is being analyzed as part of our research on indicative document summarization. We show how annotated bibliographies cover certain aspects of summarization that have not been well-covered by other summary corpora, and motivate why they constitute an important form to study for information retrieval. We detail our methodology for collecting the corpus, and overview our document feature markup that we introduced to facilitate summary analysis. We present the characteristics of the corpus, methods of collection, and show its use in finding the distribution of types of information included in indicative summaries and their relative ordering within the summaries.


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Computer Science
Proceedings of the Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2002)
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May 10, 2013