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Abstraction Summarization for Managing the Biomedical Research Literature.


Fiszman M, Rindflesch TC, Kilicoglu H

Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL Workshop on Computational Lexical Semantics. 2004;:76-83.

Abstract:

We explore a semantic abstraction approach to automatic summarization in the biomedical domain. The approach relies on a semantic processor that functions as the source interpreter and produces a list of predications. A transformation stage then generalizes and condenses this list, ultimately generating a conceptual condensate for a disorder input topic. The final condensate is displayed in graphical form. We provide a set of principles for the transformation stage and describe the application of this approach to multi-document input. Finally, we examine the characteristics and quality of the condensates produced.


Fiszman M, Rindflesch TC, Kilicoglu H Abstraction Summarization for Managing the Biomedical Research Literature. 
Proceedings of the HLT-NAACL Workshop on Computational Lexical Semantics. 2004;:76-83.

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