Automatic Generation of Context-Based Fill-in-the-Blank Exercises Using Co-occurrence Likelihoods and Google n-grams

@inproceedings{Hill2016AutomaticGO,
  title={Automatic Generation of Context-Based Fill-in-the-Blank Exercises Using Co-occurrence Likelihoods and Google n-grams},
  author={Jennifer Hill and Rahul Simha},
  booktitle={BEA@NAACL-HLT},
  year={2016}
}
To address this shortcoming, we aim to automatically create reading comprehension exercises from existing text passages. We specify that a successful comprehension exercise should challenge a reader's contextual understanding of the passage's meaning rather than solely vocabulary knowledge. This poster describes a proposed method of automatically generating fill-in-the-blank exercises designed to target and improve reading comprehension skills, using a unique application of word co-occurrence… CONTINUE READING

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