Elaborative Simplification: Content Addition and Explanation Generation in Text Simplification

@inproceedings{Srikanth2021ElaborativeSC,
  title={Elaborative Simplification: Content Addition and Explanation Generation in Text Simplification},
  author={Neha Srikanth and Junyi Jessy Li},
  booktitle={FINDINGS},
  year={2021}
}
Much of modern day text simplification research focuses on sentence-level simplification, transforming original, more complex sentences to simplified versions. However, adding content can often be useful when difficult concepts and reasoning need to be explained. In this work, we present the first data-driven study of content addition in document simplification, which we call elaborative simplification. We introduce a new annotated dataset of 1.3K instances of elaborative simplification and… 

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