MUSA English Summarisation Demo

This demo is not working due to an outdated chunking script. A version for Dutch can be found at

This is a basic summariser for English used for demonstration purposes. It was developed in the framework of the MUSA project by CNTS - Language Technology Group of the University of Antwerp in Belgium.


Please enter an English sentence below, choose options and press the summarise button.

delete   characters
delete   words


upload XML file conforming to MUSA specifications:

compressed file will be sent to this email address:

Compression Methods
Use paraphrase table
apply rule-based subtitling

Weights for Relevance Measures
  Surprise Value
  Rule Probabilities
  Word Durations (only for file upload)