Trains of thought: generating information maps

  title={Trains of thought: generating information maps},
  author={Dafna Shahaf and Carlos Guestrin and E. Horvitz},
  • Dafna Shahaf, Carlos Guestrin, E. Horvitz
  • Published in WWW 2012
  • Computer Science
  • When information is abundant, it becomes increasingly difficult to fit nuggets of knowledge into a single coherent picture. Complex stories spaghetti into branches, side stories, and intertwining narratives. In order to explore these stories, one needs a map to navigate unfamiliar territory. We propose a methodology for creating structured summaries of information, which we call metro maps. Our proposed algorithm generates a concise structured set of documents maximizing coverage of salient… CONTINUE READING
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