automatic abstracting

automatic abstracting

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′ab‚strakt·iŋ]
(computer science)
Techniques whereby, on the basis of statistical properties, a subset of the sentences in a document is selected as representative of the general content of that document.
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Applications of template mining techniques for automatic abstracting can be traced back to 1981 when Paice (1981) used what he called indicator phrases (such as "the results of this study imply that .
A "select and generate" approach to automatic abstracting.
In addition, its core technology, combined with development services, is equally suitable for a variety of related applications, such as of multilingual information access, automatic abstracting, natural-language database access, speech recognition and synthesis, as well as grammar and spelling correction.

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