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Transfer Learning for Abstractive Summarization at Controllable Budgets

  title={Transfer Learning for Abstractive Summarization at Controllable Budgets},
  author={Ritesh Sarkhel and Moniba Keymanesh and Arnab Nandi and Srinivasan Parthasarathy},
Summarizing a document within an allocated budget while maintaining its major concepts is a challenging task. If the budget can take any arbitrary value and not known beforehand, it becomes even more difficult. Most of the existing methods for abstractive summarization, including state-of-the-art neural networks are data intensive. If the number of available training samples becomes limited, they fail to construct high-quality summaries. We propose MLS, an end-to-end framework to generate… 
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