Methods for Mining and Summarizing Text Conversations


Methods for Mining and Summarizing Text Conversations (2011) .. by Raymond T. Ng etc


Table of Contents:

1. Introduction

1.1 The rise of text conversations

1.1.1 The internet revolution

1.1.2 The speech technology revolution

1.2 Application scenarios

1.3 Related topics and background readings

1.4 Mining and summarizing text conversations: an overview

1.4.1 Mining text conversations

1.4.2 Summarizing text conversations

1.5 Book preview

2. Background: corpora and evaluation methods

2.1 Corpora and annotations

2.1.1 Meeting corpora

2.1.2 Email corpora

2.1.3 Blog corpora

2.2 Evaluation metrics for text mining

2.2.1 Precision, recall and f-scores

2.2.2 ROC curves

2.3 Evaluation metrics for summarization

2.3.1 Intrinsic summarization evaluation

2.3.2 Extrinsic summarization evaluation

2.3.3 Linguistic quality evaluation

2.3.4 Evaluation metrics for summarization: a final overview

2.4 Conclusion

2.5 Important points

2.6 Further reading

3. Mining text conversations

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Topic modeling: topic segmentation and topic labeling

3.2.1 Topic modeling of generic text

3.2.2 Topic modeling of conversations

3.3 Sentiment and subjectivity detection

3.3.1 Sentiment detection background

3.3.2 Sentiment detection in conversations

3.4 Conversational structure

3.4.1 Unique features of human conversations

3.4.2 Dialogue act modeling

3.4.3 Decision detection

3.4.4 Action item detection

3.4.5 Extracting the conversational structure

3.5 Conclusion

3.6 Important points

3.7 Further reading

4. Summarizing text conversations

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Summarization framework and background

4.2.1 Assumptions and inputs

4.2.2 Measuring informativeness

4.2.3 Outputs and interfaces

4.3 Summarizing conversations in one domain

4.3.1 Summarizing emails

4.3.2 Summarizing meetings

4.3.3 Summarizing chats and blogs

4.4 Summarizing multi-domain conversations

4.4.1 Abstractive conversation summarization: a detailed case study

4.5 Conclusion

4.6 Important points

4.7 Further reading

5. Conclusions/final thoughts

Bibliography

Authors’ biographies.