The Automatic Generation of Templates for Automatic Abstracting

  title={The Automatic Generation of Templates for Automatic Abstracting},
  author={Michael P. Oakes and Chris D. Paice},
  booktitle={BCS-IRSG Annual Colloquium on IR Research},
Our goal is the automatic abstraction of journal articles, initially in the field of crop protection. We build a set of templates against which the original text is compared. The templates are designed so that they match the text at points of high information content, where inferences can be made about which expressions best reflect the content of the document. Strings found by matching templates are assigned roles specific to each template. These roles correspond to slots in a frame which is… CONTINUE READING

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