SUMMaR: Automatic Text Summarization
Funded by the German Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF)
project management: Professor
Dr. Manfred Stede
In the SUMMaR project, we developed a prototypical text summarization
system. Our goal was to produce high quality summaries at a high level
of robustness. To this end, we combined symoblic, linguistic methods
with statistic approaches.
The system was developed for German and extended for
It can be extended easily for other languages as well.
SUMMaR is part of the BMBF project PINK ("Plattform fuer INtelligente Kollaborationsportale"), a consortium of companies and universities from Berlin/Brandenburg, funded in the framework "Innovative regionale Wachstumskerne".
Components of the summarization system