A benchmark comparison of extractive summarisation systems

In this post, we report the results of the comparative evaluation of our Skim API against similar commercial and open-source extractive summarisation systems. Results indicate that our summarisation system consistently outperforms the analysed benchmarks, in terms of ROUGE-N.   The Information Age we are living in, fuelled by the advent of the World Wide Web…

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Why we’ve changed from Scrum to Kanban…

In the two short years we’ve been developing software at Skim.it, we’ve always taken an agile approach to our work. It’s not always been easy, and now more so than ever – like true Agile ninja’s – we’re questioning, testing and improving our processes. There’s a misguided belief among tech startups that the only way…

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A brief introduction to summarisation

Our chief data scientist shares her thoughts on summarisation, by answering some of the most burning questions on this exciting discipline of information management.

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Why you should stop running your own node server

In this post, Florian – our Fullstack developer – reveals why he thinks the future is serverless…

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Our mission

Skim’s mission is to empower people to use data more effectively and to demystify artificial intelligence. Rather than holding up the common narrative of machines replacing humans, we see how machines can help humans to have easier lives and better businesses.

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