A Syntactic Approach to Automatic Book Indexing
Automatic publishing systems are now widely used to produce books and documents of many types. As a result, large masses of text become available in machine readable form for automatic processing. This study describes automatic methods to generate back-of-the-book indexes, based on a syntactic analysis of the text of book chapters followed by a phrase generation system that identifies meaningful book indexing entries.
computer science; technical report
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