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WikiSum: Coherent Summarization Dataset for Efficient Human-Evaluation machine learning natural language processing


This dataset provides how-to articles from and their summaries, written as a coherent paragraph. The dataset itself is available at, and contains the article, the summary, the wikihow url, and an official fold (train, val, or test). In addition, human evaluation results are available at It consists of human evaluation of the summary of the Pegasus system, annotators response regarding the difficulty of the task, and words they marked as unknown.

Update Frequency

Not currently being updated


Dataset is published under CC-NC-SA-3.0. Human evaluation is published under CC-SA-4.0.


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Usage Examples


Resources on AWS

  • Description
    WikiSum Dataset
    Resource type
    S3 Bucket
    Amazon Resource Name (ARN)
    AWS Region
    AWS CLI Access (No AWS account required)
    aws s3 ls --no-sign-request s3://wikisum/

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