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Overview of text summarization methods


Overview of text summarization methods

Belyakova A.Y., Belyakov Y.D.

Incoming article date: 21.10.2020

Text summarization is the process of creating concise summary of a text document which maintains important meaningful information and general meaning of source text. In this paper we overview automatic text summarization task and text preprocessing methods, then we describe the main approaches to automatic text summarization and finally six methods are compared by their performances and execution times. Results of comparison are presented along with example of text summarization. This overview can help those looking to get a basic understanding of the text summarization task and NLP field.

Keywords: text summarization, machine learning, natural language processing