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ATS, Multi-document Summarization, Single-document Summuarization, Summarization
This paper investigates automatic text summarization systems (ATS). To begin, a general description of how some ATS systems operate is provided. Following is a report on the testing of two summarization systems, Mead and SweSum. News articles from online sources were used for testing. Analyzing each system's output under different parameter settings helped to uncover (to some extent) the architecture of these summarizers. Both systems were compared as to how user-focused they are, how informative the summaries are in relation to the source document, and how punctuation and format are reconstructed in a summary.
Cotton, Hope, "The Inner Workings of Text Summarization Systems" (2014). CUNY Academic Works.
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