Simplify or help?: text simplification strategies for people with dyslexia

@inproceedings{Rello2013SimplifyOH,
  title={Simplify or help?: text simplification strategies for people with dyslexia},
  author={Luz Rello and Ricardo A. Baeza-Yates and Stefan Bott and Horacio Saggion},
  booktitle={W4A},
  year={2013}
}
We present a user study for two different automatic strategies that simplify text content for people with dyslexia. The strategies considered are the standard one (replacing a complex word with the most simpler synonym) and a new one that presents several synonyms for a complex word if the user requests them. We compare texts transformed by both strategies with the original text and to a gold standard manually built. The study was undertook by 96 participants, 47 with dyslexia plus a control… CONTINUE READING

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