Automatic Indexing and Abstracting of Document Texts (The by Marie-Francine Moens

By Marie-Francine Moens

Automatic Indexing and Abstracting of rfile Texts summarizes the most recent ideas of computerized indexing and abstracting, and the result of their program. It additionally areas the strategies within the context of the learn of textual content, handbook indexing and abstracting, and using the indexing descriptions and abstracts in platforms that decide on files or info from huge collections. very important sections of the e-book reflect on the advance of recent recommendations for indexing and abstracting. The recommendations contain the following: utilizing textual content grammars, studying of the topics of the texts together with the identity of consultant sentences or paragraphs via enough cluster algorithms, and studying of class styles of texts. furthermore, the ebook is an try to light up new avenues for destiny study.
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It is also possible that cue phrases function ambiguously with respect to a certain discourse role (Grosz & Sidner, 1986). 3 The Thematic Structure Definition The thematic structure of a text concerns its overall organization in terms of themes or topics. It is usually a hierarchical organization, in the sense that we can identify the theme of the whole text, which can be typically spelt out in terms of a few rather less general themes, which can each in their turn be spelt out in terms of even more specific themes.

Despite the appeal and promise of such an approach, one must be aware of its limits among which the complexity and cost of assigning the mark-ups. The creation of current and future electronic documents is sometimes compared with the creation of software (Walker, 1989). Hence, the term document engineering is in use. Creation of electronic documents is a complex task. Compared to the field of software engineering there is a clear need for modularity, abstraction, and consistency. Objective identifiers, such as authors’ names, publisher’s names, and publication date, in general pose no dispute about how to assign them.

THE STUDY OF TEXT As indicated by its definition (see chapter 1) text is composed of linguistic units, Linguistics is the scientific and rigorous study of the formal nature of language (Ellis, 1992, p. 28). The interdisciplinary science of text, also called text linguistics, describes and explains shared features and 28 Chapter 2 functions of texts (de Beaugrande & Dressler, 1981, p. 3; van Dijk, 1997). Its task is to describe and explain the mutual relationship of different aspects of the forms of language use and communication in different disciplines (van Dijk, 1978, p.

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