Task-Focused Summarization Of Email

  • Simon H. Corston-Oliver
  • Eric Ringger
  • Richard Campbell

Published by Association for Computational Linguistics

We describe SmartMail, a prototype system for automatically identifying action items (tasks) in email messages. SmartMail presents the user with a task-focused summary of a message. The summary consists of a list of action items extracted from the message. The user can add these action items to their ” to do ” list.