NowOnWeb: News Search and Summarization
Agile access to the huge amount of information published by the thousands of news sites available on-line leads to the application of Information Retrieval techniques to this problem. The aim of this paper is to present NowOnWeb, a news retrieval system that obtains the articles from different on-line sources providing news searching and browsing. The main points solved during the development of NowOnWeb were: article recognition and extraction, redundancy detection and text summarization. For these points we provided effective solutions that put all them together had risen to a system that satisfies, in a reasonable way, the daily information needs of the user.
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