Dr. Summarize: Global Summarization of Medical Dialogue by Exploiting Local Structures.

@article{Joshi2020DrSG,
  title={Dr. Summarize: Global Summarization of Medical Dialogue by Exploiting Local Structures.},
  author={Anirudh Joshi and Namit Katariya and X. Amatriain and Anitha Kannan},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2020},
  volume={abs/2009.08666}
}
Understanding a medical conversation between a patient and a physician poses unique natural language understanding challenge since it combines elements of standard open-ended conversation with very domain-specific elements that require expertise and medical knowledge. Summarization of medical conversations is a particularly important aspect of medical conversation understanding since it addresses a very real need in medical practice: capturing the most important aspects of a medical encounter… Expand

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