A dataset for the evaluation of lexical simplification

  title={A dataset for the evaluation of lexical simplification},
  author={Jan De Belder and Marie-Francine Moens},
  booktitle={Coling 2012},
Lexical Simplification is the task of replacing individual words of a text with words that are easier to understand, so that the text as a whole becomes easier to comprehend, e.g. by people with learning disabilities or by children who learn to read. Although this seems like a straightforward task, evaluating algorithms for this task is not so. The problem is how to build a dataset that provides an exhaustive list of easier to understand words in different contexts, and to obtain an absolute… CONTINUE READING
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