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Lecture Notes in Computer Science
In this paper we compare a number of Topiary-style headline generation systems. The Topiary system, developed at the University of Maryland with BBN, was the top performing headline generation system at DUC 2004. Topiary-style headlines consist of a number of general topic labels followed by a compressed version of the lead sentence of a news story. The Topiary system uses a statistical learning approach to finding topic labels for headlines, while our approach, the LexTrim system, identifiesdoi:10.1007/978-3-540-31865-1_12 fatcat:5qzxijyqgfgbzc75jyuzoosijy