Paper: The Week At A Glance - Cross-Language Cross-Document Information Extraction And Translation

ACL ID C00-2147
Title The Week At A Glance - Cross-Language Cross-Document Information Extraction And Translation
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2000
Authors

Work oll tile production of texts in English describing instances of a particular event type from multiple news sources will be described. A system has been developed which extracts events, such as meetings, fi-om texts hi English, P, ussian, Spanish, and Japanese. The extraction is currently carried out using only ontological information. Tile results of a set of such extractions were combined to produce a table of event instances, date stamped, with links back to the original documents. The original documents can then be summarized and translated by the system on demand. By using techniques flom information retrieval, information extraction, summarization, and machine translation, in a multi-lingual cnvironl-nent, new documents can be produced which provide "at a ghmce" access to news el...