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An Information Extraction Approach to Reorganizing and Summarizing Specifications
Information and Software Technology
  • Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Wright State University - Main Campus
  • Aaron Berkovich
  • Dan Z. Sokol
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Materials and Process Specifications are complex semi-structured documents containing numeric data, text, and images. This article describes a coarse-grain extraction technique to automatically reorganize and summarize spec content. Specifically, a strategy for semantic-markup, to capture content within a semantic ontology, relevant to semi-automatic extraction, has been developed and experimented with. The working prototypes were built in the context of Cohesia's existing software infrastructure, and use techniques from Information Extraction, XML technology, etc.


This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Information and Software Technology. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Information and Software Technology, [VOL 47, ISSUE 4, March 2005] DOI#10.1016/j.infsof.2004.08.003.

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Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Aaron Berkovich and Dan Z. Sokol. "An Information Extraction Approach to Reorganizing and Summarizing Specifications" Information and Software Technology Vol. 47 Iss. 4 (2005) p. 215 - 232 ISSN: 0950-5849
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