Extractive Summarization and Dialogue Act Modeling on Email Threads: An Integrated Probabilistic Approach

@inproceedings{Oya2014ExtractiveSA,
  title={Extractive Summarization and Dialogue Act Modeling on Email Threads: An Integrated Probabilistic Approach},
  author={Tatsuro Oya and Giuseppe Carenini},
  booktitle={SIGDIAL Conference},
  year={2014}
}
In this paper, we present a novel supervised approach to the problem of summarizing email conversations and modeling dialogue acts. We assume that there is a relationship between dialogue acts and important sentences. Based on this assumption, we introduce a sequential graphical model approach which simultaneously summarizes email conversation and models dialogue acts. We compare our model with sequential and non-sequential models, which independently conduct the tasks of extractive… CONTINUE READING