SABio: An Automatic Portuguese Text Summarizer Through Artificial Neural Networks in a More Biologically Plausible Model

  • Télvio Orrú
  • Joäo Luís Garcia Rosa
  • Márcio Luiz de Andrade Netto
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3960)


An implementation of a computational tool to generate new summaries from new source texts in Portuguese language, by means of connectionist approach (artificial neural networks) is presented. Among other contributions that this work intends to bring to natural language processing research, the employment of more biologically plausible connectionist architecture and training for automatic summarization is emphasized. The choice relies on the expectation that it may lead to an increase in computational efficiency when compared to the so-called biologically implausible algorithms.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Télvio Orrú
    • 1
  • Joäo Luís Garcia Rosa
    • 2
  • Márcio Luiz de Andrade Netto
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Engineering and Industrial Automation DepartmentState University of Campinas, UnicampCampinas, Säo PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Computer Engineering Faculty – CeatecPontifical Catholic University of Campinas, PUC-CampinasCampinas, Säo PauloBrazil

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