A Common Theory of Information Fusion from Multiple Text Sources Step One: Cross-Document Structure

@inproceedings{Radev2000ACT,
  title={A Common Theory of Information Fusion from Multiple Text Sources Step One: Cross-Document Structure},
  author={Dragomir R. Radev},
  booktitle={SIGDIAL Workshop},
  year={2000}
}
We introduce CST (cross-document slructure theory), a paradigm for multidocument analysis. CST takes into aceount the rhetorical structure o f clusters of related textual documents. We present a taxonomy of cross-document relationships. We argue that CST can be the basis for multidocument summarization guided by user preferences for summary length, information provenance, cross-source agreement, and chronological ordering o f facts. 1 I n t r o d u c t i o n The Topic Detection and Tracking… CONTINUE READING
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