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Dataset Card for "gigaword"

Dataset Summary

Headline-generation on a corpus of article pairs from Gigaword consisting of around 4 million articles. Use the 'org_data' provided by which is identical to but with better format.

There are two features:

  • document: article.
  • summary: headline.

Supported Tasks and Leaderboards

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Dataset Structure

We show detailed information for up to 5 configurations of the dataset.

Data Instances


  • Size of downloaded dataset files: 551.61 MB
  • Size of the generated dataset: 918.35 MB
  • Total amount of disk used: 1469.96 MB

An example of 'train' looks as follows.

    "document": "train source",
    "summary": "train target"

Data Fields

The data fields are the same among all splits.


  • document: a string feature.
  • summary: a string feature.

Data Splits

name train validation test
default 3803957 189651 1951

Dataset Creation

Curation Rationale

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Source Data

Initial Data Collection and Normalization

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Who are the source language producers?

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Annotation process

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Who are the annotators?

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Personal and Sensitive Information

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Considerations for Using the Data

Social Impact of Dataset

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Discussion of Biases

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Other Known Limitations

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Additional Information

Dataset Curators

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Licensing Information

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Citation Information

  title={English gigaword},
  author={Graff, David and Kong, Junbo and Chen, Ke and Maeda, Kazuaki},
  journal={Linguistic Data Consortium, Philadelphia},

   title={A Neural Attention Model for Abstractive Sentence Summarization},
   journal={Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing},
   publisher={Association for Computational Linguistics},
   author={Rush, Alexander M. and Chopra, Sumit and Weston, Jason},


Thanks to @lewtun, @lhoestq, @thomwolf for adding this dataset.

Models trained or fine-tuned on gigaword