Incorporating Speaker and Discourse Features into Speech Summarization

  title={Incorporating Speaker and Discourse Features into Speech Summarization},
  author={Gabriel Murray and Steve Renals and Jean Carletta and Johanna D. Moore},
We have explored the usefulness of incorporating speech and discourse features in an automatic speech summarization system applied to meeting recordings from the ICSI Meetings corpus. By analyzing speaker activity, turn-taking and discourse cues, we hypothesize that such a system can outperform solely text-based methods inherited from the field of text summarization. The summarization methods are described, two evaluation methods are applied and compared, and the results clearly show that… CONTINUE READING
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