Exploiting Rhetorical Relations in Blog Summarization

  • Shamima Mithun
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6085)

Abstract

With the goal of developing an efficient query-based opinion summarization approach, we have targeted to resolve Question Irrelevancy and Discourse Incoherency problems which have been found to be the most frequently occurring problems for opinion summarization. To address these problems, we have utilized rhetorical relations of texts with the help of text schema and Rhetorical Structure Theory (RST).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shamima Mithun
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  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Software EngineeringConcordia UniversityMontrealCanada

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