sum·​ma·​ri·​za·​tion | \ ˌsə-mə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce summarization (audio) , ˌsəm-rə- \

Definition of summarization

1 : the act of summarizing
2 : summary

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Examples of summarization in a Sentence

what you wrote goes way beyond a summarization of the speech
Recent Examples on the Web The broadening of the trilogy’s themes, occasioned by its desire to encompass French current events, brings about qualities of haste and summarization. Sam Sacks, WSJ, 7 May 2021 Just like on a motherboard, individual functional units (such as CPUs, TPUs, video transcoding, encryption, compression, remote communication, secure data summarization, and more) come from different sources. Chris Smith, BGR, 22 Mar. 2021 Automated summarization, of both text and other data, is becoming a hot topic in business analytics, so the research may wind up having commercial impact. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 15 Dec. 2020 And the company says T-NLG can do better abstraction and summarization than previous language models. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 11 Feb. 2020 While Project Debater's clustering and summarization skills were impressive, the human debaters stole the show. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 26 Nov. 2019 This film begs for a viewing unencumbered by lengthy summarization. Lindsey Bahr, Detroit Free Press, 14 Sep. 2017 The visual burned into the imagination of a young George Lucas, who would lift those imagery, thrills, and summarization tactics from Flash Gordon for his 1977 space opera Star Wars. Matt Patches, Esquire, 27 May 2015

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First Known Use of summarization

1865, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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20 May 2021

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“Summarization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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