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Generating readable texts for readers with low basic skills

Williams, Sandra and Reiter, Ehud (2005). Generating readable texts for readers with low basic skills. In: Proceeding of the 10th European Workshop on Natural Language Generation, 8-10 August 2005, Aberdeen, UK.

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Abstract

Most NLG systems generate texts for readers with good reading ability, but SkillSum adapts its output for readers with poor literacy. Evaluation with lowskilled readers confirms that SkillSum's knowledge-based microplanning choices enhance readability. We also discuss future readability improvements.

Item Type: Conference Item
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 11395
Depositing User: Sandra Williams
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2008 06:53
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 16:06
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/11395
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