Multi-ERSS and ERSS 2004

Abstract

Last year, we presented a system, ERSS, which constructed 10 word summaries in form of a list of noun phrases. It was based on a knowledge-poor extraction of noun phrase coreference chains implemented on a fuzzy set theoretic base. This year we present the performance of an improved version, ERSS 2004 and an extension of the same basic system: Multi-ERSS constructs 100-word extract summaries for clusters of texts. With very few modifications we ran ERSS 2004 on Tasks 1 and 3 and Multi-ERSS on Tasks 2, 4, and 5, scoring generally above average in all but the linguistic quality aspects.

Reference

Sabine Bergler, René Witte, Zhuoyan Li, Michelle Khalifé, Yunyu Chen, Monia Doandes, and Alina Andreevskaia, Multi-ERSS and ERSS 2004. In: Document Understanding Workshop (DUC 2004), May 6-7, 2004, Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers, Boston, USA. NIST. Workshop at HLT/NAACL 2004.

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@InProceedings{BWLKCDA04,
  author       = {Sabine Bergler and Ren\'{e} Witte and Zhuoyan Li and Michelle
                 Khalife and Yunyu Chen and Monia Doandes and Alina Andreevskaia},
  title        = {{Multi-ERSS and ERSS 2004}},
  booktitle    = {Proceedings of Document Understanding Workshop (DUC 2004)},
  organization = {NIST},
  month        = {May 6--7},
  address      = {Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers, Boston, USA},
  year         = {2004},
  note         = {Workshop at HLT/NAACL 2004}
}

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