Re-ranking Summaries Based on Cross-Document Information Extraction [chapter]

Heng Ji, Juan Liu, Benoit Favre, Dan Gillick, Dilek Hakkani-Tur
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes a novel approach of improving multi-document summarization based on cross-document information extraction (IE). We describe a method to automatically incorporate IE results into sentence ranking. Experiments have shown our integration methods can significantly improve a high-performing multi-document summarization system, according to the ROUGE-2 and ROUGE-SU4 metrics (7.38%% relative improvement on ROUGE-2 recall), and the generated summaries are preferred by human
more » ... (0.78 higher TAC Content score and 0.11 higher Readability/Fluency score).
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-17187-1_42 fatcat:ccwrcmavtvf2tfpc255pl47uvq