The e-rater® Engine Publications

  • Shermis, M. D., Burstein, J., & Leacock, C. (in press). Applications of computers in assessment and analysis of writing. In C. A. MacArthur, S. Graham, & J. Fitzgerald (Eds.), Handbook of writing research. New York: Guilford Publications.
  • Attali, Y., & Burstein, J. (2004, June). Automated essay scoring with e-rater V.2.0. To be presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Educational Assessment, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Chodorow, M., & Burstein, J. (2004). Beyond essay length: Evaluating e-rater's performance on TOEFL essays (TOEFL Research Report No. RR-73, ETS RR-04-04). Princeton, NJ: ETS.
  • Burstein, J. (2003). The e-rater® scoring engine: Automated essay scoring with natural language processing. In M. D. Shermis & J. Burstein (Eds.), Automated essay scoring: A cross-disciplinary perspective. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
  • Burstein, J., & Chodorow, M. (2003). Directions in automated essay scoring. In R. Kaplan (Ed.), Handbook of applied linguistics. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Frase, L., Almond, R., Burstein, J., Kukich, K., Mislevy, R., Sheehan, K., Steinberg, L., Singley, K., & Chodorow, M. (2003). Technology applications in education: A learning view. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
  • Shermis, M. D., & Burstein, J. (2003). Automated essay scoring: A cross-disciplinary perspective. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
  • Powers, D. E., Burstein, J., Chodorow, M., Fowles, M. E., & Kukich, K. (2001). Stumping e-rater® : Challenging the validity of automated essay scoring (GRE No. 98-08bP, ETS RR-01-03). Princeton, NJ: ETS.
  • Burstein, J., & Marcu, D. (2000, July). Benefits of modularity in an automated scoring system. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Using Toolsets and Architectures to Build NLP Systems, 18th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Luxembourg.
  • Burstein, J., & Marcu, D. (2000, October). Towards using text summarization for essay-based feedback. In Proceedings of TALN 2000: Le 7e Conference Annuelle sur le Traitement Automatique des Langues Naturelles. Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Powers, D. E., Burstein, J., Chodorow, M., Fowles, M. E., & Kukich, K. (2000). Comparing the validity of automated and human essay scoring (GRE Board Report No. 98-08a, ETS RR-00-10). Princeton, NJ: ETS.
  • Burstein, J., & Chodorow, M. (1999, June). Automated essay scoring for nonnative English speakers. In Proceedings of the ACL99 Workshop on Computer-Mediated Language Assessment and Evaluation of Natural Language Processing. College Park, MD. Slides from the presentation.
  • Burstein, J., Wolff, S., & Lu, C. (1999). Using Lexical semantic techniques to classify free-responses. In N. Ide & J. Veronis (Eds.), The depth and breadth of semantic lexicons. New York: Kluwer Academic Press.
  • Burstein, J., & Kukich, K. (1998, April). Computer analysis of essays. In Proceedings of the NCME Symposium on Automated Scoring. Montreal.
  • Burstein, J., Kukich, K., Wolff, S., Lu, C., & Chodorow, M. (1998, August). Enriching automated scoring using discourse marking. Paper presented at the Workshop on Discourse Relations & Discourse Marking conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics, Montreal, Canada.
  • Burstein, J., Kukich, K., Wolff, S., Lu, C., Chodorow, M., Braden-Harder, L., & Harris M. D. (1998, August). Automated scoring using a hybrid feature identification technique. In Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics. Montreal, Canada.
  • Burstein, J., Kaplan, R., Wolff, S., & Lu, C. (1996, June). Using lexical semantic techniques to classify free-responses. In Proceedings of the ACL SIGLEX Workshop on Breadth and Depth of Semantic Lexicons. Santa Cruz, CA: University of California, Santa Cruz.