Text Summarization System Using Myanmar Verb Frame Resources

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May Thu Naing 1,* Aye Thida 2

1. Information Techology Supporting and Maintainence Department, University of Computer Studies, Taunggyi, Myanmar

2. Faculty of Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence Lab University of Computer Studies, Mandalay, Myanmar

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijitcs.2018.10.03

Received: 31 Dec. 2015 / Revised: 16 Dec. 2017 / Accepted: 9 Aug. 2018 / Published: 8 Oct. 2018

Index Terms

Text summarization, Myanmar Language Tool Knowledge Resource, Pronoun resolution, Semantic roles, Myanmar Verb Frame Resource, Summary generation system


In today’s era, when the size of information and data is increasing exponentially, there is an upcoming need to create a concise version of the information available. Until now, humans have tried to create “summaries” of the documents. Especially, Myanmar Natural Language Processing does not have computerized text summarization. Therefore, this paper presents a summary generation system that will accept a single document as input in Myanmar. In addition, this work presents analysis on the influence of the semantic roles in summary generation. The proposed text summarization system involves three steps: first, the sentences are parsed using Part of Speech tagger with Myanmar Language Tool Knowledge Resource (ML2KR); secondly, pronouns in the original text are resolved using Myanmar Pronoun Resolution Algorithm (MPAR); thirdly, the sentences are labeled with semantic roles using Myanmar Verb Frame Resource (MVF), finally, extraction of the sentences containing specific semantic roles for the most relevant entities in text. After that, the system abstracts the important information in fewer words from extraction summary from single documents.

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May Thu Naing, Aye Thida, "Text Summarization System Using Myanmar Verb Frame Resources", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.10, No.10, pp.22-30, 2018. DOI:10.5815/ijitcs.2018.10.03


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