Paper: Classummary: Introducing Discussion Summarization To Online Classrooms

ACL ID H05-2003
Title Classummary: Introducing Discussion Summarization To Online Classrooms
Venue Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing
Session System Demonstration
Year 2005
Authors

, pages 4–5, Vancouver, October 2005. Classummary: Introducing Discussion Summarization to Online Classrooms Liang Zhou, Erin Shaw, Chin-Yew Lin, and Eduard Hovy University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute 4676 Admiralty Way Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6695 {liangz, shaw, hovy}@isi.edu Abstract This paper describes a novel summariza- tion system, Classummary, for interactive online classroom discussions. This system is originally designed for Open Source Software (OSS) development forums. However, this new application provides valuable feedback on designing summari- zation systems and applying them to eve- ryday use, in addition to the traditional natural language processing evaluation methods. In our demonstration at HLT, new users will be able to direct this sum- mari...