Direkt Profil is an automatic analyzer of texts written in French as a second language. Its objective is to produce an evaluation of the developmental stage of students under the form of a grammatical learner profile. Direkt Profil carries out a sentence analysis based on developmental sequences, i.e. local morphosyntactic phenomena linked to a development… (More)
This course is presented in four sections. The first two presentations show how huge data sets can be streamed and displayed in real time for virtual-globe rendering inside a web browser. Topics include pre-processing, storage, and transmission of real-world data, plus cache hierarchies and efficient culling algorithms. The third section reviews content… (More)
The importance of computer learner corpora for research in both second language acquisition and foreign language teaching is rapidly increasing. Computer learner corpora can provide us with data to describe the learner's interlanguage system at different points of its development and they can be used to create pedagogical tools. In this paper, we first… (More)
Direkt Profil : un système d'évaluation de textes d'élèves de français langue étrangère fondé sur les itinéraires d'acquisition Résumé : Direkt Profil est un analyseur automatique de textes écrits en français comme langue étrangère. Son but est de produire une évaluation du stade de langue des élèves sous la forme d'un profil d'apprenant. Direkt Profil… (More)
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Creating vast game environments introduces several complex issues that are not present in smaller game worlds. As the size of the world grows issues with floating point precision arise, causing objects to jitter, simulation to become unstable, and rendering to exhibit artifacts. These problems were very apparent during development of Just Cause 2 and had to… (More)
Dedicated to the memory of my father, who always pushed me to adquire more knowdlege, while supporting me in doing what I always wanted to do. I will never forget you. Dedicated to the memory of Kazan, who spent countless hours behind me, quietly observing how this thesis was maturing. I will always miss you. Dedicated to my mother, for its eternal love and… (More)