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Experimenting with automatic text summarization for Arabic. / El-Haj, Mahmoud; Kruschwitz, Udo; Fox, Chris.

Human language technology - challenges for computer science and linguistics: 4th Language and Technology Conference, LTC 2009, Poznan, Poland, November 6-8, 2009, Revised Selected Papers. ed. / Zygmunt Vetulani. Berlin : Springer, 2011. p. 490-499 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 6652).

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El-Haj, M, Kruschwitz, U & Fox, C 2011, Experimenting with automatic text summarization for Arabic. in Z Vetulani (ed.), Human language technology - challenges for computer science and linguistics: 4th Language and Technology Conference, LTC 2009, Poznan, Poland, November 6-8, 2009, Revised Selected Papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 6652, Springer, Berlin, pp. 490-499. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20095-3_45

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El-Haj, M., Kruschwitz, U., & Fox, C. (2011). Experimenting with automatic text summarization for Arabic. In Z. Vetulani (Ed.), Human language technology - challenges for computer science and linguistics: 4th Language and Technology Conference, LTC 2009, Poznan, Poland, November 6-8, 2009, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 490-499). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 6652). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20095-3_45

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El-Haj M, Kruschwitz U, Fox C. Experimenting with automatic text summarization for Arabic. In Vetulani Z, editor, Human language technology - challenges for computer science and linguistics: 4th Language and Technology Conference, LTC 2009, Poznan, Poland, November 6-8, 2009, Revised Selected Papers. Berlin: Springer. 2011. p. 490-499. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-20095-3_45

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El-Haj, Mahmoud ; Kruschwitz, Udo ; Fox, Chris. / Experimenting with automatic text summarization for Arabic. Human language technology - challenges for computer science and linguistics: 4th Language and Technology Conference, LTC 2009, Poznan, Poland, November 6-8, 2009, Revised Selected Papers. editor / Zygmunt Vetulani. Berlin : Springer, 2011. pp. 490-499 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

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