Automatic text summarization: What has been done and what has to be done [article]

Abdelkrime Aries, Djamel eddine Zegour, Walid Khaled Hidouci
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Summaries are important when it comes to process huge amounts of information. Their most important benefit is saving time, which we do not have much nowadays. Therefore, a summary must be short, representative and readable. Generating summaries automatically can be beneficial for humans, since it can save time and help selecting relevant documents. Automatic summarization and, in particular, Automatic text summarization (ATS) is not a new research field; It was known since the 50s. Since then,
more » ... esearchers have been active to find the perfect summarization method. In this article, we will discuss different works in automatic summarization, especially the recent ones. We will present some problems and limits which prevent works to move forward. Most of these challenges are much more related to the nature of processed languages. These challenges are interesting for academics and developers, as a path to follow in this field.
arXiv:1904.00688v1 fatcat:xvvjdpu3xzdsdn4piksz2s4pve