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Research in psychology has reported that, among the variety of possibilities for assessment methodologies, summary evaluation offers a particularly adequate context for inferring text comprehension and topic understanding. However, grades obtained in this methodology are hard to quantify objectively. Therefore, we carried out an empirical study to analyze(More)
A summary is a short clear description that gives the main facts or ideas about something. Summaries are widely used in traditional teaching as an educational diagnostic strategy to infer comprehension, or how much information from text is retained in memory. From its early beginning Computer Supported Learning Systems research has faced open-ended(More)
The work presented in this paper has been carried out in the context of a summary writing environment provided with automatic grading. Regarding summarisation discourse, some of the most relevant variables identified in previous work are comprehension, adequacy, use of language, coherence, and cohesion. This work is focused on cohesion. The described(More)
Children narratives implicitly represent their experiences and emotions. The relationships infants establish with their environment will shape their relationships with others and the concept of themselves. In this context, the Attachment Story Completion Task (ASCT) contains a series of unfinished stories to project the self in relation to attachment.(More)
This work has been carried out in the context of automatic evaluation of learner summaries where text comprehension is gained using Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques. We had intuitively observed that lemmatized versions of LSA matrixes resembled better human Basque similarity judgement than the non lemmatized(More)