Multilingual Summarization by Integrating Linguistic Resources in the MLIS-MUSI Project

Alessandro Lenci, Roberto Bartolini, Nicoletta Calzolari, Ana Agua, Stephan Busemann, Emmanuel Cartier, Karine Chevreau, José Coch

In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'02), May 29-31. International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC) 2002.


In this paper we will illustrate the approach to multilingual automatic abstract production adopted by the EUsponsored project MLIS MUSI. Although a small scale research project, MUSI has tried to tackle the challenges set by multilingual summarization by adopting an original approach based on the definition of a shared ontology and representation language, and on the reuse of existing linguistic resources. MUSI combines a statisticbased module for relevant sentence extraction and a conceptbased component to generate multilingual summaries.

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Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence