Macquarie University at BioASQ 5b - Query-based Summarisation Techniques for Selecting the Ideal Answers

@inproceedings{Aliod2017MacquarieUA,
  title={Macquarie University at BioASQ 5b - Query-based Summarisation Techniques for Selecting the Ideal Answers},
  author={Diego Moll{\'a} Aliod},
  booktitle={BioNLP},
  year={2017}
}
Macquarie University’s contribution to the BioASQ challenge (Task 5b Phase B) focused on the use of query-based extractive summarisation techniques for the generation of the ideal answers. Four runs were submitted, with approaches ranging from a trivial system that selected the first n snippets, to the use of deep learning approaches under a regression framework. Our experiments and the ROUGE results of the five test batches of BioASQ indicate surprisingly good results for the trivial approach… CONTINUE READING