Finding the WRITE stuff: automatic identification of discourse structure in student essays

J. Burstein, D. Marcu, K. Knight
2003 IEEE Intelligent Systems  
An essay-based discourse analysis system can help students improve their writing by identifying relevant essay-based discourse elements in their essays. The system presented here uses a voting algorithm based on decisions from three independent discourse analysis systems to automatically label elements in student essays. JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2003 computer.org/intelligent 33 * Because the original categories title and irrelevant occur infrequently, we collapsed them and any unlabeled text into the
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doi:10.1109/mis.2003.1179191 fatcat:aetdgnevynbublfsjio6lmloti