Personalized Text Formatting for E-mail Messages

  • Masaki Murata
  • Tomohiro Ohno
  • Shigeki Matsubara
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 14)


E-mail systems are common communication tools, and it is desirable that e-mailmessages are written readably for recipients. One of techniques to write readable e-mail messages is to insert linefeeds and blank lines appropriately. However, linefeeds and blank lines in incoming e-mails are not always inserted at positions where recipients feel readable. If linefeeds and blank lines are inserted automatically at proper positions, readability of e-mail texts are improved and recipients can read e-mail texts efficiently. This paper proposes a method for text formatting of email texts by inserting linefeeds and blank lines into incoming e-mails at positions where recipients feel readable.


Line Length Text Format Maximum Entropy Method Learning Data Input Sentence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masaki Murata
    • 1
  • Tomohiro Ohno
    • 2
  • Shigeki Matsubara
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Information ScienceNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan
  2. 2.Information Technology CenterNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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