Corpus ID: 2100831

MCTest: A Challenge Dataset for the Open-Domain Machine Comprehension of Text

@inproceedings{Richardson2013MCTestAC,
  title={MCTest: A Challenge Dataset for the Open-Domain Machine Comprehension of Text},
  author={M. Richardson and C. Burges and Erin Renshaw},
  booktitle={EMNLP},
  year={2013}
}
  • M. Richardson, C. Burges, Erin Renshaw
  • Published in EMNLP 2013
  • Computer Science
  • We present MCTest, a freely available set of stories and associated questions intended for research on the machine comprehension of text. [...] Key Method One common method for evaluating someone’s understanding of text is by giving them a multiple-choice reading comprehension test. This has the advantage that it is objectively gradable (vs. essays) yet may test a range of abilities such as causal or counterfactual reasoning, inference among relations, or just basic understanding of the world in which the…Expand Abstract
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