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Finding Contradictions in Text
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We propose an appropriate definition of contradiction for NLP tasks and develop available corpora, from which we construct a typology of contradictions. Expand
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Parsing Three German Treebanks: Lexicalized and Unlexicalized Baselines
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We examine the performance of three techniques on three treebanks (Negra, Tiger, and TuBa-D/Z): (i) Markovization, (ii) lexicalization, and state splitting. Expand
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Faster Teaching by POMDP Planning
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We frame the problem of optimally selecting teaching actions using a decision-theoretic approach and show how to formulate teaching as a partially-observable Markov decision process (POMDP) planning problem. Expand
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Faster Teaching via POMDP Planning
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We frame the problem of optimally selecting teaching actions using a decision-theoretic approach and show how to formulate teaching as a partially observable Markov decision process planning problem. Expand
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Random Walks for Text Semantic Similarity
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This paper presents a novel variant of the vector space model of text similarity based on a random walk algorithm. Expand
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Automated guidance for student inquiry.
In 4 classroom experiments we investigated uses for technologies that automatically score student generated essays, concept diagrams, and drawings in inquiry curricula. We used the automatic scoresExpand
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AXIS: Generating Explanations at Scale with Learnersourcing and Machine Learning
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We present AXIS (Adaptive eXplanation Improvement System), a system that dynamically improves explanations over time as a byproduct of learners’ collective interactions. Expand
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Computer-Guided Inquiry to Improve Science Learning
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Automated guidance on essays and drawings can improve learning in precollege and college courses, by taking advantage of new algorithms to automatically score student essays. Expand
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Applying Learning Factors Analysis to Build Stereotypic Student Models
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This paper demonstrates how stereotypic student groups can be created to enhance cognitive models in computer tutors and demonstrate that the resulting groups do require different cognitive models. Expand
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An Overview of Machine Teaching
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In this paper we try to organize machine teaching as a coherent set of ideas. Expand
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