Paper: Hierarchical Summarization: Scaling Up Multi-Document Summarization

ACL ID P14-1085
Title Hierarchical Summarization: Scaling Up Multi-Document Summarization
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2014
Authors

Multi-document summarization (MDS) systems have been designed for short, un- structured summaries of 10-15 documents, and are inadequate for larger document collections. We propose a new approach to scaling up summarization called hierar- chical summarization, and present the first implemented system, SUMMA. SUMMA produces a hierarchy of relatively short summaries, in which the top level