Generating Diagnostic Multiple Choice Comprehension Cloze Questions

@inproceedings{Mostow2012GeneratingDM,
  title={Generating Diagnostic Multiple Choice Comprehension Cloze Questions},
  author={Jack Mostow and Hyeju Jang},
  booktitle={BEA@NAACL-HLT},
  year={2012}
}
This paper describes and evaluates DQGen, which automatically generates multiple choice cloze questions to test a child’s comprehension while reading a given text. Unlike previous methods, it generates different types of distracters designed to diagnose different types of comprehension failure, and tests comprehension not only of an individual sentence but of the context that precedes it. We evaluate the quality of the overall questions and the individual distracters, according to 8 human… CONTINUE READING
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