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Computational Cognitive Models of Summarization Assessment Skills

Lemaire, Benoit and Mandin, Sonia and Dessus, Philippe and Denhière, Guy (2005) Computational Cognitive Models of Summarization Assessment Skills. [Conference Paper]

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Abstract

This paper presents a general computational cognitive model of the way a summary is assessed by teachers. It is based on models of two subprocesses: determining the importance of sentences and guessing the cognitive rules that the student may have used. All models are based on Latent Semantic Analysis, a computational model of the representation of the meaning of words and sentences. Models' performances are compared with data from an experiment conducted with 278 middle school students. The general model was implemented in a learning environment designed for helping students to write summaries.

Item Type:Conference Paper
Keywords:summarization, macrorules, cognitive modeling, computer environment, latent semantic analysis
Subjects:Computer Science > Language
Psychology > Psycholinguistics
Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
ID Code:4536
Deposited By:Lemaire, Benoit
Deposited On:18 Sep 2005
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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