Paper: IMASS: An Intelligent Microblog Analysis and Summarization System

ACL ID P11-4023
Title IMASS: An Intelligent Microblog Analysis and Summarization System
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session System Demonstration
Year 2011
Authors

This paper presents a system to summarize a Microblog post and its responses with the goal to provide readers a more constructive and concise set of information for efficient digestion. We introduce a novel two-phase summarization scheme. In the first phase, the post plus its responses are classified in- to four categories based on the intention, interrogation, sharing, discussion and chat. For each type of post, in the second phase, we exploit different strategies, including opinion analysis, response pair identifica- tion, and response relevancy detection, to summarize and highlight critical informa- tion to display. This system provides an al- ternative thinking about machine- summarization: by utilizing AI approaches, computers are capable of constructing dee- per and more...