Accession Number:

ADA071432

Title:

Skimming Stories in Real Time: An Experiment in Integrated Understanding,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

YALE UNIV NEW HAVEN CONN DEPT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1979-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

238.0

Abstract:

This dissertation describes a new method of automated text analysis. FRUMP Fast Reading Understanding and Memory Program is a working natural language processing system that has been implemented to demonstrate the viability of this new approach. The system skims news stories directly from the United Press International news wire and produces a summary of what it understands. FRUMP is able to correctly process news articles it has never before seen. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE