Automatic Gap-fill Question Generation from Text Books

@inproceedings{Agarwal2011AutomaticGQ,
  title={Automatic Gap-fill Question Generation from Text Books},
  author={Manish Agarwal and Prashanth Mannem},
  booktitle={BEA@ACL},
  year={2011}
}
In this paper, we present an automatic question generation system that can generate gap-fill questions for content in a document. Gap-fill questions are fill-in-the-blank questions with multiple choices (one correct answer and three distractors) provided. The system finds the informative sentences from the document and generates gap-fill questions from them by first blanking keys from the sentences and then determining the distractors for these keys. Syntactic and lexical features are used in… CONTINUE READING
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