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Capture of Evidence for Summarization: An Application of Enhanced Subjective Logic

Manna, Sukanya; Mendis, B Sumudu; Gedeon, Tamas (Tom)


In this paper, we present a method to generate an extractive summary from a single document using subjective logic. The idea behind our approach is to consider words and their co-occurrences between sentences in a document as evidence of their relatedness to the contextual meaning of the document. Our aim is to formulate a measure to find out 'opinion' about a proposition (which is a sentence in this case) using subjective logic in a closed environment (as in a document). Stronger opinion about...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Conference paper
Source: Advances in Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining Proceedings of the 14th Pacific Asia conference (PAKDD)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-13672-6_29


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