QA-Align: Representing Cross-Text Content Overlap by Aligning Question-Answer Propositions

  title={QA-Align: Representing Cross-Text Content Overlap by Aligning Question-Answer Propositions},
  author={Daniel Weiss and Paul Roit and Ayal Klein and Ori Ernst and Ido Dagan},
  booktitle={Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing},
Multi-text applications, such as multi-document summarization, are typically required to model redundancies across related texts. Current methods confronting consolidation struggle to fuse overlapping information. In order to explicitly represent content overlap, we propose to align predicate-argument relations across texts, providing a potential scaffold for information consolidation. We go beyond clustering coreferring mentions, and instead model overlap with respect to redundancy at a… 

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