Automatic Prediction of Children's Reading Ability for High-Level Literacy Assessment

@article{Black2011AutomaticPO,
  title={Automatic Prediction of Children's Reading Ability for High-Level Literacy Assessment},
  author={Matthew P. Black and Joseph Tepperman and S. Shankara Narayanan},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing},
  year={2011},
  volume={19},
  pages={1015-1028}
}
Automatic literacy assessment technology can help children acquire reading skills by providing teachers valuable feedback in a repeatable, consistent manner. Recent research efforts have concentrated on detecting mispronunciations during word-reading and sentence-reading tasks. These token-level assessments are important since they highlight specific errors made by the child. However, there is also a need for more high-level automatic assessments that capture the overall performance of the… CONTINUE READING
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