Paper: YanFa: An Online Automatic Scoring and Intelligent Feedback System of Student English-Chinese Translation

ACL ID C10-3007
Title YanFa: An Online Automatic Scoring and Intelligent Feedback System of Student English-Chinese Translation
Venue International Conference on Computational Linguistics
Session System Demonstration
Year 2010
Authors

Online learning calls for instant assess- ment and feedback. YanFa is a system developed to score online English- Chinese translation exercises with intel- ligent feedback for Chinese non-English majors. With the aid of HowNet and Cilin—Chinese Synonym Set (Extended Version), the system adopts the hybrid approach to scoring student translation semantically. It compares student trans- lation with model translation by Syno- nym Matching, Sentence-pattern Match- ing and Word Similarity Calculating re- spectively. The experiment results show that the correlation ratio between the scores given by the system and by hu- man raters is 0.58, which indicates that the algorithm is able to fulfill the task of automated scoring. YanFa is also able to provide feedback on syntactic mistakes...