Summarizing Documents in Context: Modeling the User’s Information Need

  • Yllias Chali
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4139)


Popularity of the Internet has contributed towards the explosive growth of the information available to users for day to day usage, and people are faced with information overload problems because of the spread of the information across various kinds of sources – documents, web pages, mails, faxes, manuals, reports, books, etc. In this paper, we present a text summarization system that models the real-world application in which the user would be interested in learning about a sequence of events. Also, we focus on some evaluation procedures.


Query Term Magnetic Levitation Broadcast News Model Summary Human Language Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yllias Chali
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of LethbridgeLethbridge, AlbertaCanada

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