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OutbreakSum: Automatic Summarization of Texts Relating to Disease Outbreaks
The goal of the fall 2014 Disease Outbreak Project (OutbreakSum) was to develop software for automatically analyzing and summarizing large collections of texts pertaining to disease outbreaks. Although our code was tested ...
Computational Linguistic Analysis of Earthquake Collections
CS4984 is a newly-offered class at Virginia Tech with a unit based, project-problem based learning curriculum. This class style is based on NSF-funded work on curriculum for the field of digital libraries and related topics, ...
Generating an Intelligent Human-Readable Summary of a Shooting Event from a Large Collection of Webpages
We describe our approach to generating summaries of a shooting event from a large collection of webpages. We work with two separate events - a shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut and another at a mall in Tucson, ...