Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers

@article{Williams2008GeneratingBS,
  title={Generating basic skills reports for low-skilled readers},
  author={Sandra Williams and Ehud Reiter},
  journal={Natural Language Engineering},
  year={2008},
  volume={14},
  pages={495-525}
}
We describe SkillSum, a Natural Language Generation (NLG) system that generates a personalised feedback report for someone who has just completed a screening assessment of their basic literacy and numeracy skills. Because many SkillSum users have limited literacy, the generated reports must be easily comprehended by people with limited reading skills; this is the most novel aspect of SkillSum, and the focus of this paper. We used two approaches to maximise readability. First, for determining… CONTINUE READING

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