Performing Text Summarization

Learn to use the text analytics service from Azure to summarize a big chunk of text using the SDK.

What is text summarization?

Text summarization is one of the most popular features used in the field of Natural Language Processing. In this process, a big chunk of text, documents, articles, etc. is condensed into a small chunk of text. This small chunk of text consists of the most important sentences present in the original text.

This feature is very useful when the user just wants to get a gist of the complete text without even reading it completely. The Azure Language service provides this summarization feature as a part of its service. This summarization is also called extractive summarizationextracting the key sentences from the text.


Now let’s move on to the implementation of this feature using the Azure Language SDK.

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