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

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YanFa: An Online Automatic Scoring and Intelligent Feedback System of Student English-Chinese Translation
Online learning calls for instant assessment and feedback. YanFa is a system developed to score online EnglishChinese translation exercises with intelligent 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 translation with model translation by Synonym Matching, Sentence-pattern Matching and Word Similarity Calculating respectively. The experiment results show that the correlation ratio between the scores given by the system and by human 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 made by students through interacting with them. It asks students to analyze the English sentence elements. Then it compares the student analyses with those of the parser and points out the parts which might lead to their wrong ...
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Added 14 May 2011
Updated 14 May 2011
Type Journal
Year 2010
Where COLING
Authors Yan Tian
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