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Systems and Methods for Determining Text Complexity

Author(s):
Beigman Klebanov, Beata; Flor, Michael
Patent Issued:
Nov 20, 2018
Patent Number:
10,134,297
Source:
ETS Patent
Document Type:
Patent
Family ID:
51351455
Subject/Key Words:
Patent, Active Patent, Document Complexity, Text Complexity, Automated Essay Scoring (AES), Essay Score, Word Association, Reading Level, Grammar

Abstract

Computer-implemented systems and methods are provided for determining a document's complexity. For example, a computer performing the complexity analysis can receive a document. The computer can determine the content words within the document and determine an association measure for each group of content words. An association profile can be created for the document using the association measures. The computer can use the association profile to determine the complexity of the document. The complexity of the document may correspond to the document's suitable reading level or, if the document is an essay, an essay score.

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