Automatic Sentence Compression in the MUSA project. Walter Daelemans & Anja Höthker [email protected] http://cnts.uia.ac.be CNTS, University of Antwerp, Belgium Languages & The Media 2004, Berlin. MUSA. MU ltilingual S ubtitling of multimedi A content
Automatic Sentence Compression in the MUSA project
Walter Daelemans & Anja Höthker
CNTS, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Languages & The Media 2004, Berlin
EU IST 5th framework, Sep. 2002 - Feb. 2005
The task force is in place and ready to attack without mercy.
Delete 3 words and 14 characters
The task force is [ in place and ] ready to fight[ without mercy ] .
The task force is ready ...
...to fight without mercy.
I, Iknow that this war, this warwill last for years
an increasing number of more and more
The/Det woman/NN will/MD give/VB Mary/NNP a/Det book/NN
[The/Det woman/NN]NP[will/MD give/VB]VP[Mary/NNP]NP[a/Det book/NN]NP
[The/Det woman/NN]NP-PERSON[will/MD give/VB]VP[Mary/NNP]NP-PERSON[a/Det book/NN]NP-MATERIAL-OBJECT
Example Rule ADJECTIVES:
if(POS(word) == JJ && CHUNK(word) != ADJP-END && word-1 != most || least || more || less)
if (word-1==CC && word-2==JJ)
elseif (word+1==CC && word+2==JJ)
Adam 's [ only ] [ serious ] childhood illness had been measles
The virus triggered an [1 extremely ]1 [2 rare [3 and ]2 fatal ]3 condition
Tranquilizer Trap (%)
MMR Every parent’s choice (%)
Compression Rate reached