International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)

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IJITCS Vol.6, No.3, Feb. 2014

Syntactic and Sentence Feature Based Hybrid Approach for Text Summarization

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D.Y. Sakhare, Raj Kumar

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Text Summarization, Dependency Grammar, Syntactic Structure, Feature Score, POS Tagger, DUC 2002


Recently, there has been a significant research in automatic text summarization using feature-based techniques in which most of them utilized any one of the soft computing techniques. But, making use of syntactic structure of the sentences for text summarization has not widely applied due to its difficulty of handling it in summarization process. On the other hand, feature-based technique available in the literature showed efficient results in most of the techniques. So, combining syntactic structure into the feature-based techniques is surely smooth the summarization process in a way that the efficiency can be achieved. With the intention of combining two different techniques, we have presented an approach of text summarization that combines feature and syntactic structure of the sentences. Here, two neural networks are trained based on the feature score and the syntactic structure of sentences. Finally, the two neural networks are combined with weighted average to find the sentence score of the sentences. The experimentation is carried out using DUC 2002 dataset for various compression ratios. The results showed that the proposed approach achieved F-measure of 80% for the compression ratio 50 % that proved the better results compared with the existing techniques.

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D.Y. Sakhare, Raj Kumar,"Syntactic and Sentence Feature Based Hybrid Approach for Text Summarization", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.6, no.3, pp.38-46, 2014. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2014.03.05


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