Automatic Essay Grading Using Text Categorization Techniques

@inproceedings{Larkey1998AutomaticEG,
  title={Automatic Essay Grading Using Text Categorization Techniques},
  author={Leah S. Larkey},
  booktitle={SIGIR},
  year={1998}
}
Several standard text-categorization techniques were applied to the problem of automated essay grading. Bayesian independence classifiers and knearest-neighbor classifiers were trained to assign scores to manually-graded essays. These scores were combined with several other summary text measures using linear regression. The classifiers and regression equations were then applied to a new set of essays. The classifiers worked very well. The agreement between the automated grader and the final… CONTINUE READING

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