Abstractive Summarization of Spoken andWritten Instructions with BERT

Summarization of speech is a difficult problem due to the spontaneity of the flow, disfluencies, and other issues that are not usually encountered in written texts. Our work presents the first application of the BERTSum model to conversational language... (read more)

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TASK DATASET MODEL METRIC NAME METRIC VALUE GLOBAL RANK USES EXTRA
TRAINING DATA
BENCHMARK
Text Summarization How2 BertSum ROUGE-L 44.02 # 2
Content F1 36.4 # 2
ROUGE-1 48.26 # 1
Text Summarization WikiHow BertSum ROUGE-1 35.91 # 1
ROUGE-2 13.9 # 1
ROUGE-L 34.82 # 1
Content F1 29.8 # 1
Abstractive Text Summarization WikiHow BertSum ROUGE-1 35.91 # 1
ROUGE-L 34.82 # 1
ROUGE-2 13.9 # 1
Content F1 29.8 # 1

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