Kathleen Sheehan

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Many existing approaches for measuring text complexity tend to overestimate the complexity levels of informational texts while simultaneously underestimating the complexity levels of literary texts. We present a two-stage estimation technique that successfully addresses this problem. At Stage 1, each text is classified into one or another of three possible(More)
We have developed the TextEvaluator system for providing text complexity and Common Core-aligned readability information. Detailed text complexity information is provided by eight component scores, presented in such a way as to aid in the user's understanding of the overall readability metric, which is provided as a holistic score on a scale of 100 to 2000.(More)
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