Coh-Metrix: Capturing Linguistic Features of Cohesion

  title={Coh-Metrix: Capturing Linguistic Features of Cohesion},
  author={Danielle S. McNamara and Max M. Louwerse and Philip M. McCarthy and Arthur C. Graesser},
This study addresses the need in discourse psychology for computational techniques that analyze text on multiple levels of cohesion and text difficulty. Discourse psychologists often investigate phenomena related to discourse processing using lengthy texts containing multiple paragraphs, as opposed to single word and sentence stimuli. Characterizing such texts in terms of cohesion and coherence is challenging. Some computational tools are available, but they are either fragmented over different… CONTINUE READING
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