Incorporating Coherence of Topics as a Criterion in Automatic Response-to-Text Assessment of the Organization of Writing

@inproceedings{Rahimi2015IncorporatingCO,
  title={Incorporating Coherence of Topics as a Criterion in Automatic Response-to-Text Assessment of the Organization of Writing},
  author={Zahra Rahimi and Diane J. Litman and Elaine Wang and Richard Correnti},
  booktitle={BEA@NAACL-HLT},
  year={2015}
}
This paper presents an investigation of score prediction for the Organization dimension of an assessment of analytical writing in response to text. With the long-term goal of producing feedback for students and teachers, we designed a task-dependent model that aligns with the scoring rubric and makes use of the source material. Our experimental results show that our rubric-based model performs as well as baselines on datasets from grades 6-8. On shorter and noisier essays from grades 5-6, the… CONTINUE READING
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