Paper: DIASUMM: Flexible Summarization Of Spontaneous Dialogues In Unrestricted Domains

ACL ID C00-2140
Title DIASUMM: Flexible Summarization Of Spontaneous Dialogues In Unrestricted Domains
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2000
Authors

In this paper, we present a summa.rization system for spontaneous dialogues which consists of a novel multi-stage architectm'e. It is specifically aimed at addressing issues related to tlle nature of the l;exts being spoken vs. written and being diMogical vs. monologica.l. The system is embedded in a. graph- ical user interface ~md was developed and tested on transcripts of recorded telephone conversations in English and Spanish (CAI,LHOMI,;).