Friday, March 2, 2007

Commercially Available Automatic Summarization Software

In his weekly article, Robert X. Cringley profiles a company that has created software which is seemingly able to create relevant summaries of arbitrary size from bodies of text covering all possible subject domains. This is precisely the sort of thing I wanted to accomplish with my AutoSummary project. Automatic summarization is yet another application of NLP as a solution to the problem of too much information for humans to deal with. Learn more about iReader at Syntactica.

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