Paper: Producing More Readable Extracts By Revising Them

ACL ID C00-2160
Title Producing More Readable Extracts By Revising Them
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 2000
Authors
  • Manabu Okumura (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Nomi Japan)

In this paper, we first experimentally investigated the factors that make extracts hard to read. We did this by having human subjects try to revise extracts to produce more readable ones. We then classified the factors into five, most of which are related to cohesion, after which we devised revision rnles for each factor, and partially implemented a system that revises extracts.