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Integrating Rhetorical-Semantic Relation Models for Query-Focused Summarization

McKeown, Kathleen; Blair-Goldensohn, Sasha

We present our recent work on query-focused summarization, focusing on our efforts in building and applying models of rhetorical-semantic relations (RSRs) such as contrast and causality. We overview ongoing work in extracting and evaluating RSR models. We describe our system for query-focused summarization, focusing on an enhanced, feature-based framework. We present results of experiments to measure the impact of both RSR and other features on selection and ordering of summary content. We conclude with an overview of results from the official DUC06 evaluation.


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Academic Units
Computer Science
Proceedings of the Document Understanding Conference
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June 30, 2013