Intelligent Information Presentation Corresponding to User Request Based on Collaboration Between Text and 2D Charts
Chiaki Watanabe and Ichiro Kobayashi
Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Advanced Sciences, Ochanomizu University, 2-1-1 Ootsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8610, Japan
We discuss intelligent information provision involving different modal information collaboratively presented, with an example of news articles about stock prices summarized based on 2D chart representation on stock prices. We use the MuST corpus, an annotated corpus for easily extracting trends in information, e.g., statistical values, etc., as the news article corpus to be summarized. We associate the MuST corpus with numerical data on the stock prices, and propose a way to provide people with a summarized text about news articles on prices corresponding to 2D chart representation.
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