Feasibility Analysis for SemiAutomatic Conversion of Text to Improve Readability

  title={Feasibility Analysis for SemiAutomatic Conversion of Text to Improve Readability},
  author={Susana Bautista and Pablo Gerv{\'a}s and R. Ignacio Madrid},
WCAG 2.0 (W3C Recommendation 11 Dec. 2008) recommendation includes a specific guideline regarding the readability of text contents. This paper presents an approach to adapt text to improve readability. We use existing guidelines for the development of easy to read materials together with natural language processing (NLP) methods to adapt text for people with learning or comprehension difficulties. The simplifications introduced address two basic problems: complex syntactic structure, and use of… CONTINUE READING
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