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Dataset Card for Multi-News

Dataset Summary

Multi-News, consists of news articles and human-written summaries of these articles from the site newser.com. Each summary is professionally written by editors and includes links to the original articles cited.

There are two features:

  • document: text of news articles seperated by special token "|||||".
  • summary: news summary.

Supported Tasks and Leaderboards

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Languages

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Dataset Structure

Data Instances

default

  • Size of downloaded dataset files: 245.06 MB
  • Size of the generated dataset: 667.74 MB
  • Total amount of disk used: 912.80 MB

An example of 'validation' looks as follows.

{
    "document": "some line val \n another line",
    "summary": "target val line"
}

Data Fields

The data fields are the same among all splits.

default

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

Data Splits

name train validation test
default 44972 5622 5622

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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Annotations

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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Citation Information


@misc{alex2019multinews,
    title={Multi-News: a Large-Scale Multi-Document Summarization Dataset and Abstractive Hierarchical Model},
    author={Alexander R. Fabbri and Irene Li and Tianwei She and Suyi Li and Dragomir R. Radev},
    year={2019},
    eprint={1906.01749},
    archivePrefix={arXiv},
    primaryClass={cs.CL}
}

Contributions

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

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Models trained or fine-tuned on multi_news