Automatic Assessment of Absolute Sentence Complexity

  title={Automatic Assessment of Absolute Sentence Complexity},
  author={Sanja Stajner and Simone Paolo Ponzetto and Heiner Stuckenschmidt},
Lexically and syntactically simpler sentences result in shorter reading time and better understanding in many people. However, no reliable systems for automatic assessment of sentence complexity have been proposed so far. Instead, the assessment is usually done manually, requiring expert human annotators. To address this problem, we first define the… CONTINUE READING