Chapter 9. Text Summarization

There is a massive amount of information on the internet on every topic. A Google search returns millions of search results containing text, images, videos, and so on. Even if we consider only the text content, it’s not possible to read through it all. Text summarization methods are able to condense text information to a short summary of a few lines or a paragraph and make it digestible to most users. Applications of text summarization can be found not just on the internet but also in fields like paralegal case summaries, book synopses, etc.

What You’ll Learn and What We’ll Build

In this chapter, we will start with an introduction to text summarization and provide an overview of the methods used. We will ...

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