Provide summarized content generated automatically
This feature is to reduce text content with automatic summarization algorithms in order to create summaries or keywords that retain the most important points of the original content. Providing condensed content can make it easier for people with visual or cognitive impairments to read documents and webpages, as well as help all people speed up reading, searching, and understanding.
Discussion by Disabilities
Summarizing text content can make it easier to read and understand with a screen reader.
Summarizing text content can make it easier to read with low vision.
Cognitive, Language, Learning Disabilities & Low Literacy
People who have difficulty reading or understanding text content may find it easier to read summarized content.
Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.
Free, not necessarily open source
These products are free to use, but may have strict restrictions on viewing and modifying source code.
- Summly – Yahoo! (acquired from Summly Inc. in 2012)
Commercial, with free trial
- Context Organizer – Context Discovery Inc.
Related Research and Papers
- Automatic Summarization- Inderjeet Mani
- A trainable document summarizer- Julian Kupiec, Jan Pedersen, Francine Chen
- Summarizing microblogs automatically- Beaux Sharifi, Mark-Anthony Hutton, Jugal Kalita
- Automatic summarization of a document- Sonny Vu, Christopher Bader , David Purdy
- Automatic Summarization- Ani Nenkova, Kathleen McKeown
- Enhanced web document summarization using hyperlinks- J.-Y. Delort, B. Bouchon-Meunier, M. Rifqi
- Method and apparatus for summarizing content of a document for a visually impaired user- Rabindranath Dutta, Karthikeyan Ramamoorthy